John Edwards concluded his defense today. Neither he, his daughter Cate nor Rielle Hunter testified. The Government apparently did not call rebuttal witnesses. Jury instructions will be argued this afternoon and closing arguments will be tomorrow. The jury will likely begin deliberating Friday. I think Edwards absolutely made the right decision. He has no burden to prove anything.
At the end of court Friday, the Government said it expected to wrap its case up by next Thursday. It provided the names of the next six witnesses it would call, and Rielle Hunter wasn't one of them. Alexander Forger, Bunny Mellon's ... Read Post
The Government continues to put on witnesses describing the tawdry affair of John Edwards and Rielle Hunter. Yesterday witnesses focused on the effect of the affair on Elizabeth Edwards. While an aide also testified to Edwards' firs... Read Post