John Edwards indictment: Was his affair with Rielle Hunter a "campaign expense"?

The law, lawyers, and the court.
June 3 2011 3:31 PM

A Cover-Up, Not a Crime.

Why the case against John Edwards may be hard to prove.

(Continued from Page 1)

The court of public opinion has long since issued its verdict on Edwards. In the court of law, however, it could be hard to prove the case against him.

Richard L. Hasen is a professor of law and political science at the UC–Irvine School of Law and author of The Voting Wars.