Attorneys for a former aide to John Edwards today sought a court order to compel the two-time presidential candidate to provide additional information in a dispute over ownership of a sex tape he allegedly made with his mistress.
Edwards gave a sworn deposition in the case last month.
The details of the court filing are shielded from public view because of a broad protective order sought by Edwards’ attorneys in advance of the deposition and issued last year by the judge. But if the court were to grant a hearing on the motion, it is possible that a transcript of Edwards’ deposition, or portions of it, could be entered into the public record.
Edwards’ testimony was taken in Chapel Hill last month in connection with the civil suit filed by his mistress, Rielle Hunter, against Andrew Young and his wife, Cheri.