The Unusual Ending to the Edwards Trial

The Daily Beast
June 01, 2012 AT 2:18 AM
Take six weeks in the courtroom, add two million dollars in taxpayers' dough, mix it with nine days of deliberation, and what do you get? John Edwards walking away as a free man. Newsweek & The Daily Beast's Diane Dimond explains the jury's decision and how the fallen politico avoided leaving in handcuffs.