Transcript doesn’t exist for Hardy’s first trial, yet

ProFootballTalk.nbcsports.com reported on Sept. 15 that defense attorneys for Greg Hardy, NFL defensive end for the North Carolina Panthers, hired a court reporter to ensure his initial trial was recorded and transcripts provided. Under North Carolina procedures, initial trials are held before a judge before going before a jury and are not required to generate a transcript of the proceedings. Harding is being tried on domestic assault charges.

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