A federal judge signs an order submitted by prosecutors seeking dismissal of five campaign finance charges against two-time presidential candidate John Edwards.
Defense lawyers argue that John Edwards should be acquitted on all counts, noting that the two charges related to Fred Baron had no connection to the Middle District of North Carolina.
Copies of the notes the jury in the John Edwards trial sent to U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles.
An eight-man, four-woman jury acquitted John Edwards on one charge of accepting illegal campaign contributions, and a mistrial was declared on five other charges when they deadlocked after nine days of deliberations.
Several media organizations, including WRAL parent Capitol Broadcasting Co., have asked that U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles release the names of the jurors in John Edwards' criminal trial at the conclusion of the case.
U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles instructs the jury on the law before they deliberate whether John Edwards broke federal campaign finance regulations.
John Edwards' defense team wants a U.S. Department of Justice letter admitted as evidence in his criminal trial. The letter states that the government doesn't pursue criminal charges in cases where the Federal Elections Commission doesn't find wrongdoing.
The occupations of the final 38 people in the jury pool for the criminal trial of John Edwards are listed. The first 16 wound up serving as jurors and alternate jurors.
Potential jurors in John Edwards' criminal trial had to fill out a questionnaire to determine if they could be fair and impartial during the trial.
Prosecutors have submitted a list of exhibits they might introduce during John Edwards' trial on alleged campaign finance violations.
Defense lawyers for John Edwards have submitted a list of exhibits they might introduce during his trial on alleged campaign finance violations.
Federal prosecutors could call any of these people as witnesses in the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards on alleged campaign finance violations.
John Edwards' defense team could call any of these people as witnesses in the former presidential candidate's trial on alleged campaign finance violations.
A federal judge allows two former attorneys of John Edwards' mistress to represent him during his trial on alleged campaign finance violations.
A federal judge orders that depositions given in a civil suit between John Edwards' former mistress and a former aide be shielded from public view outside of Edwards' criminal trial.
John Edwards requests a postponement in his trial to address a medical issue and to get more time to sort through the government's evidence.
Federal prosecutors want a judge to prohibit two former Federal Elections Commission officials from testifying as expert witnesses for John Edwards' defense.
John Edwards' defense team provides details of the qualifications of two former Federal Elections Commission officials that they want to use as expert witnesses.
John Edwards says defense attorney Abbe Lowell has no conflcit of interest in representing him.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says the prosecution of John Edwards would substantially change how federal elections laws are applied.
Former Federal Elections Commission Chairman Robert Lenhard states that John Edwards didn't commit a crime.
Former Federal Elections Commission Chairman Scott Thomas states that John Edwards didn't commit a crime.
John Edwards' attorneys argue that the indictment against him is technically flawed and should be dismissed.
John Edwards' attorneys argue that Edwards couldn't have conspired with himself, so that charge should be dropped.
John Edwards' attorneys argue that federal prosecutors overstepped their bounds.
John Edwards' attorneys maintain that the issues alleged in his indictment don't constitute a crime.
Based on my expert knowledge and experience with campaign finance law, I continue to believe today that the Mellon-Baron payments were not campaign contributions. Patricia A. Fiori
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Attorney Wade Smith of law firm Tharrington Smith will represent John Edwards Friday in federal court.
John Edwards' mistress contends that former campaign aide Andrew Young and his wife continue to possess photos and copies of a sex tape that she says belong to her.
A judge wants a security officer present when Andrew Young retrieves the John Edwards sex tape from an Atlanta safe deposit box.
A judge finds Andrew Young and Cheri Young in contempt for not producing the John Edwards sex tape on time, and he enjoins them from using it for personal gain.
Andrew Young's affidavit regarding his possession of the John Edwards sex tape and other items sought by Rielle Hunter.
Affidavit of Andrew Young's wife regarding their possession of the John Edwards sex tape and other items sought by Rielle Hunter.
Andrew Young and his wife contend that Rielle Hunter doesn't own a sex tape depicting John Edwards.
John Edwards' mistress asks a judge to prevent another former campaign aide from using personal videos and photos to promote his new book.
John Edwards' mistress provides details of missing videos and photos.
An Orange County judge issues a temporary restraining order to stop Andrew Young from using personal videos and photos of Rielle Hunter to promote his new book about Hunter's affair with John Edwards.
John Edwards' mistress sues another former campaign aide over personal videos and photos he allegedly took from her.
Baby of John Edwards' former mistress