Now It's Her Turn

This week Paula Jones' lawyers will offer a peek into their trial strategy. Does she have a chance?

President Clinton has one chance left to avoid the embarrassment of becoming the first sitting President to star in his own courtroom drama. Led by Robert Bennett, his lawyers have asked Judge Susan Webber Wright to dismiss Paula Jones' case. They say that while Jones' claim began with a single thread--that then Governor Clinton harmed her in 1991, when he allegedly exposed himself and asked for sex in a hotel room--it has since been embroidered into a garish tapestry of ancillary allegations intended to mortify. This week Jones' lawyers will respond to the motion and in doing so will offer the...

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