Lawyers for Edwards file motions to dismiss charges
September 6th, 2011
09:36 PM ET
3 years ago

Lawyers for Edwards file motions to dismiss charges

(CNN) - Lawyers for John Edwards said Tuesday they filed motions seeking the dismissal of charges against the former U.S. senator accused of conspiracy, issuing false statements and violating campaign contribution laws.

Edwards, the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2004, has pleaded not guilty. The five motions filed Tuesday call for all the charges to get thrown out, his lawyers said in a statement.

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  1. Ed

    Wjhat a joke what else do they need this guy is a slug and thinks he is above the law.

    September 6, 2011 09:42 pm at 9:42 pm |
  2. Little Jimmy Truth

    Good luck for Edwards. So, Obama still supports to him.

    September 7, 2011 07:01 am at 7:01 am |