Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to uphold former major league slugger Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction.
Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds. Guilty on a technicality. Cycling legend Lance Armstrong. Not even prosecuted. Now baseball great Roger Clemens. Acquitted on all counts.
Federal prosecutors have been given a 45-day delay until July 19 to respond to Barry Bonds’ appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction.
Barry Bonds asked a federal appeals court Thursday to toss out his felony obstruction conviction.
Baseball home run king Barry Bonds has asked for a second extension to file written arguments in his appeal to overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.
Barry Bonds now has federal approval to pickup a “dangerous weapon,” namely, a baseball bat, thanks to a new court order.
Barry Bonds is officially appealing his felony obstruction conviction.
The BALCO Steroids case continues now that attorneys for Barry Bonds have said they are appealing his obstruction of justice conviction to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Home run champion Barry Bonds was sentenced by a federal judge in San Francisco Friday to two years of probation for obstructing justice in 2003 testimony before a grand jury investigating steroids distribution.
The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with a tax agent digging through the trash of the now notorious Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative.