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A judge in North Carolina holding a hearing today about a civil case involving imported sex tape said to feature the former senator.
Edwards' mistress rail -- is suing his former -- for the return of her personal property.
Reports indicate that includes a sex tape.
Which on which she and Edwards apparently do wild thing back in 2007 while he was at the time running for president.
-- rail hunter claims the aide violated the judge's order by sharing information with federal prosecutors but the -- denies it.
The case is separate from the criminal charges John Edwards now faces prosecutors claim he used campaign donations to cover up his -- with a rail hunter.
And her pregnancy with his child with a -- -- Fox News senior judicial analyst.
Judge Andrew Napolitano where are we with the.
Mess -- we have two cases we have a civil case and which real honor.
As soon be Andrew Young for the return of the sex tape that she made as the -- I'm refer involving herself and John Edwards.
And in that case she got an order from a judge telling mr.
young don't imitate anyone we have the criminal case in which the United States government.
Says the John Edwards violated federal law by using campaign funds to enrich and to silence -- mistress.
The same -- hunter and in that case a federal judge said -- young give us the tape.
young has to -- is a state judge saying don't -- -- -- -- anyone out of federal judge saying give and take the federal prosecutors you Obey the federal judge which is exactly what he did.
Now on the is -- that the state court saying April kill all they violated your order I want and -- them content.
That's what's being -- the -- -- the outcome is very obvious mr.
young's lawyers advised him to do the right thing ms.
hunter is just trying to stick a total of about.
Where do we get the tape.
While the tape what are we don't we don't know if there copies the original -- in the possession all of their copies.
Well they're the original which is what she wants -- which is what he didn't.
And in order to retain is in the possession of federal prosecutors.
Whom they use it in the prosecution of Senator Edwards with impunity that is that can't be sued.
For using it as long as they used it.
In the prosecution of senator precisely what do they do on this day we don't know if they showed it to the grand jury in -- to establish the rather intimate relations.
And shipped between the former senator and ms.
hunter that would be -- good good piece of evidence to establish such a thing except that that's in secret what we really want and -- are -- going to show it to the trial jury -- -- federal courtroom.
In North Carolina in order to establish the same relation I really wanted to know what -- don't know and I mean it's -- somewhere as we speak I'm sure it seems it seems almost universal.
The John Edwards what was.
A word that that official use the -- they scumbag I believe it was.
I think that was the word that was used.
When you put together that his wife was right was having we had cancer and eventually died of cancer and he's doing any report I mean but as that was it for as Randy and Arthur really tell you he's not on traffic -- come back.
That's maybe one but that's not a crime can you don't get that's not a -- -- in the nobody you know when you look at the totality of the evidence what a jury that comes down -- -- -- they look at that whole thing they gonna be you know -- -- that wouldn't be a good I mean you don't want that and I don't Hillary didn't want that have played on the -- I don't know that evidence the -- -- -- -- but if -- my -- -- wouldn't allow it to -- it is irrelevant.
To whether -- not the money was improperly run out of course the -- exceeds -- what we -- probative value at that -- coming -- winning his.
Just call it.
Prejudice are you probative value program to penicillin -- -- -- moral people would be scratching over this tape then thinking yeah the evidence in the case.
As well I just think probative as you know this program.
-- program -- that all that's Murray's quote.
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