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April 24, 2012


Edwards Trials Opens with Sex

Barely an hour into the first day of testimony in the John Edwards criminal trial, "sex and conniving had already surfaced" when defense lawyers had asked permission to mention in their opening statement a one-night stand that former aide Andrew Young, a married father of three, had with a co-worker in 2007, the Raleigh News and Observer reports.

Young wrote a tell all book about the Edwards scandal and is a key witness for the prosecution.

However, in a packed courtroom, the judge "muzzled any unprompted mentioning of Young's alleged sexual liaison."












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