Clemens is facing three counts of making false statements, two counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of Congress. If convicted on all counts, the worst case scenario for Clemens is 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine. However, it is expected he would serve no more than 15-21 months in prison due to no prior criminal record.
The charges stem from a 2008 appearance in front of a congressional committee where prosecutors argue that he lied and broke the law when he said under oath that he had never used steroids or human growth hormone during his baseball career.
The trial is expected to last four-to-six weeks and begins with jury selection on Monday.
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