Jury Resumes Deliberations in Clemens Trial

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By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jurors have resumed deliberations in the Roger Clemens perjury trial following a four-day break.

They reconvened Monday morning after deliberating for just a few hours last week.

Jurors didn't meet last Thursday or Friday because U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton had a long-scheduled speaking engagement in New Orleans. He said he would have canceled his trip, but some jurors also already had commitments for those days.

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Clemens is charged with lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using steroids or human growth hormone.

The former pitcher faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine if convicted on all six counts — but would probably get only 15 months to 21 months under U.S. sentencing guidelines.

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