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Prosecutors want Roger Clemens trial

Updated: August 19, 2011, 6:11 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Prosecutors in the Roger Clemens perjury case said Friday they had made an honest mistake in showing jurors inadmissible evidence and that shouldn't save the baseball star from facing a new trial.

The prosecutors filed arguments disputing Clemens' position that a second trial would violate his constitutional protection against double jeopardy by making him face the same charges twice.

Clemens had argued the showing of the evidence was a deliberate ploy to invoke a mistrial ...

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