Jury Acquits Edwards On 1 Count, Mistrial On Others
By: Jeff Tiberii
June 1, 2012
A jury in North Carolina Thursday acquitted John Edwards on one count in his federal campaign finance case and deadlocked on the others. The judge declared a mistrial. The government had accused the former vice presidential nominee of accepting campaign donations to cover-up an affair with his pregnant mistress. The government is unlikely to retry the case.
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