Attorneys for former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds were set to appear in court Thursday to try to persuade a federal judge to throw out Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction.
A federal judge in San Francisco a request Thursday to delay their decision on a possible perjury retrial for home-run champion Barry Bonds.
The slugger’s attorneys filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to change Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction to an acquittal or schedule a new trial.
The president of the Burlingame Youth Baseball Association has said Greg Anderson is not a registered coach and is prohibited from being on the field during games.
The Barry Bonds trial may have had a strange ending, but his lawyers still face a tough fight in clearing the slugger’s name.
The jury in the Barry Bonds trial found him guilty of obstruction of justice on Wednesday, but the judge declared a mistrial on several perjury charges.
Eight women and four men closed the door to the jury room Tuesday morning and will again try to reach a verdict on the four charges pending against Bonds.
A transcript of the testimony from Barry Bonds’ personal shopper was read back to the jury at the slugger’s perjury trial on Monday.
The jurors who will decide Barry Bonds’ fate filed back into the courtroom with their first questions Friday, and they were ones that had to make prosecutors happy.
Barry Bonds’ defense team decided not to call any witnesses in the former slugger’s perjury trial, and instead rested its case just minutes after the judge tossed one of five counts against Bonds.