December 9, 2013
Who is Shyster?
Or you can search by:
Most Recent Comments
Mike Hargrove Interview (13)
Can they be the California Angels again? (9)
Another great moment in mass transit? (7)
Just another ten-percenter (his mind is like an ocean) (7)
Great Moments in Half-Baked Populism (8)
Shyster's Daily Circuit
Joe Posnanski Blog
Cot's Baseball Contracts
It IS About the Money
Baseball Think Factory
MLB Trade Rumors
Way Back and Gone
Bats -- NYT Baseball Blog
The Biz of Baseball
The Daily Fungo
The Common Man
Jorge Says No!
Baseball Over Here
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
RecusalAttorney General Eric Holder and the guy he and Obama have chosen to head up the Criminal Division of the DOJ are recusing/will be recusing themselves from the Roger Clemens investigation and any potential prosecution:
Attorney general Eric Holder has cited a conflict of interest in recusing himself from any legal matters involving Roger Clemens, the Daily News reported Tuesday.
Just to clarify: Clemens at one point had two highly respected attorneys at his disposal, but chose to go all-in with Rusty Hardin. And they call Kenny Rogers the Gambler.
Posted by Craig Calcaterra at 8:45am
I have next to no knowledge about legal proceedings and appropriate times to recuse one’s self from certain cases. But I have to say, it’s refreshing that anyone from the DOJ, let alone the AG, would recognize potential impropriety (sp?) and simply back away without having to be reminded or encouraged to do so. I have many philosophical differences with Obama and his appointees, but his AG seems to be a stand-up guy. Good for him for being out in-front of this.
Posted 03/11 at 09:18 AM
Roger Moore said...
Just to clarify: Clemens at one point had two highly respected attorneys at his disposal, but chose to go all-in with Rusty Hardin.
I suspect that their competence is related to Clemens firing them. He strikes me as the kind of guy who will go with the lawyer who tells him what he wants to hear, not the one with the best reputation. So if Holder said he had no case while Hardin said he did, Clemens would go with Hardin.
Posted 03/11 at 09:32 AM
Does this in any way imply that Justice is going to drop this case?
Posted 03/11 at 10:08 AM
Jacob Rothberg said...
As Clemens great inspiration, Cletus the slack-jawed yokel, once said, “I want the lawyer what wears a cowboy hat!”
Posted 03/11 at 10:55 AM
Chris H. said...
Cletus reference FTW!
Posted 03/11 at 01:02 PM
Page 1 of 1
Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.
Next Post: Waiting to Whitewash Wahoo>> <<Previous Post: Petco: it's where the taxpayers' money goes.