Several media companies including The Associated Press are arguing for opening the jury selection process at the start of the Barry Bonds perjury trial.
A federal judge has ordered Barry Bonds' former trainer jailed later this month unless he changes his mind about testifying against the slugger.
A federal judge in the perjury case against Barry Bonds has asked the sides to find a way to resolve the charges before the trial next month.
In March 2003, Barry Bonds' business partner and personal trainer stood in front of the slugger's locker in the San Francisco Giants clubhouse and appeared to discuss steroids and needles.
Barry Bonds' perjury trial is fast approaching and the lawyers and judge are still scrambling to set limits and rules for the month-long proceedings scheduled to start March 21.
Lawyers for Barry Bonds want to bar slugger Jason Giambi and other former pro athletes from testifying at his perjury trial scheduled to begin March 21.
Slugger Barry Bonds will stand trial on federal perjury charges in March.