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Topic - James Earhart
The attorney for the woman convicted of trying to extort University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino says prosecution witnesses may have lied during trial.
The woman convicted of trying to extort Rick Pitino said she didn't get a fair trial because of the Louisville coach's fame and power.
A woman charged with demanding millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep quiet about their sexual tryst did not testify in her own defense, and her attorneys rested their case Wednesday without calling any witnesses.
A jury on Wednesday started deliberating the fate of a Kentucky woman accused of demanding millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep quiet about their sexual tryst.
A jury deliberated for nearly two hours Wednesday but went home without reaching a decision in the case of a Kentucky woman accused of demanding millions from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to keep quiet about their sexual tryst.
Rick Pitino and the attorney for a woman accused of demanding millions from him to conceal a sexual tryst exchanged heated words before a jury Thursday, as the Louisville basketball coach tried to fend off accusations of rape and lying.
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has finished testifying in the case of a woman who demanded millions from him after a sexual tryst, saying he didn't immediately report threatening phone calls because he didn't want his family to find out.
Rick Pitino, worried that his wife and kids would find out he had a one-night stand with a woman he met in a bar, acknowledged Thursday that he didn't immediately tell police about demands for cars, cash and housing in order to keep the tryst secret.
Rick Pitino's lawyer said the Louisville basketball coach might testify Tuesday or Wednesday in the case of a woman accused of trying to extort him.
A Kentucky woman lied repeatedly in an attempt to extort millions from the University of Louisville's basketball coach, then traded sexual favors and lied again to cover up her crime, federal prosecutors said at the start of her trial Monday.
Mr. Hammadi's court-appointed attorney, James Earhart of Louisville, said he doesn't know much about the case or his client beyond what is in the criminal complaint.
"I haven't had a chance to sit down and talk with him yet," Mr. Earhart told the Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon.