John Edwards sex tape testimony to be heard in private

The (Raleigh) News & ObserverApril 29, 2011 

RALEIGH — Superior Court Judge Carl Fox Friday agreed to unseal attorneys' motions in the John Edwards sex tape case but declined to unseal any portion of Edwards' testimony in the case.

Fox made public a motion by Edwards' former campaign aide Andrew Young to compel testimony from Edwards and a responsive motion by Edwards to avoid further testimony.

Fox agreed to compel further testimony from Edwards in the judge's own presence. The former senator and presidential candidate will be called to court June 20 to continue answering questions.

Fox agreed to hold that deposition in private and decide what elements may be made public within two weeks afterward. He declined to designate any parts of Edwards' prior deposition as either public or confidential until after that date.

To read the complete article, visit

McClatchy Washington Bureau is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service