Clemens Hearing to Determine Pitcher's Fate

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Former major league pitcher Roger Clemens will return to court Friday to find out if he'll have to face a second trial on charges he lied to Congress about using performance enhancing drugs.

A hearing was scheduled Friday in federal court over Clemens' motion to dismiss felony charges against him after a mistrial seven weeks ago.

Clemens is expected to argue that another trial would constitute double jeopardy -- his constitutional protection against facing the same charges twice.

He has accused prosecutors of purposefully violating court orders to provoke a mistrial because their case was going badly.

Prosecutors say they unintentionally showed jurors inadmissible evidence and are asking the court for another chance to convict the pitching standout.

Many legal experts say Clemens argument is a tough one to make because the trial was called off during the second day of testimony.

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