perjury http://wamc.org en Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case http://wamc.org/post/politician-indicted-ny-2008-perjury-case <p>A former New York state assemblyman has pleaded not guilty to perjury in a corruption case.</p><p>An indictment was unsealed Wednesday in the Bronx against Nelson Castro.</p><p>Prosecutors say Castro lied under oath during a civil proceeding concerning his eligibility for placement on the ballot in a primary election for the 86th Assembly District.</p><p>The Bronx Democrat resigned last week after he said he cooperated with federal officials in a separate bribery case involving Bronx Democratic Assemblyman Eric&nbsp;Stevenson. Castro was not charged criminally in that case.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:28:50 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61979 at http://wamc.org Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case Chief Accuser Expected in Clemens Trial Monday http://wamc.org/post/chief-accuser-expected-clemens-trial-monday <p>Roger Clemens&#39; chief accuser is expected to testify against the former pitcher. It will be a make-or-break moment for the prosecution as it seeks to convict Clemens of perjury.</p><p>Brian McNamee, Clemens&#39; former strength coach, takes the stand Monday as the trial moves into its fifth week. McNamee says he injected the seven-time Cy Young Award winner with steroids and human growth hormone in 1998, 2000 and 2001.</p><p>Clemens is accused of lying to Congress when he denied using those drugs.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 10:35:36 +0000 38891 at http://wamc.org Chief Accuser Expected in Clemens Trial Monday Government Might Be Given More Leeway in Clemens Trial http://wamc.org/post/government-might-be-given-more-leeway-clemens-trial <p>The judge in the Roger&nbsp;Clemens perjury trial may be on the verge of letting the government show the former pitcher&#39;s largely baseball-ignorant jury just how widespread steroids and human growth hormone were in the sport.</p><p>The move is one that Clemens&#39; lawyers would like to avoid, but may have brought on themselves.</p><p>Clemens is on trial for allegedly lying in a 2008 congressional deposition and hearing when he said he never used steroids or HGH.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 11:23:30 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37983 at http://wamc.org Government Might Be Given More Leeway in Clemens Trial