John Edwards sex tape dispute back in NC court

Published March 9, 2010 1:01PM (EST)

Lawyers are returning to court in North Carolina in a dispute over a tape purportedly showing two-time presidential candidate John Edwards in a sexual encounter.

Superior Court Judge Abraham Penn Jones has scheduled a hearing for 10 a.m. on Tuesday on how the tape was handled by former Edwards aide Andrew Young.

The judge has put Young under a contempt order and asked during a court hearing two weeks ago for Young to submit a complete affidavit that accounts for his handling of the tape and other materials.

Edwards' mistress, Rielle Hunter, has sued Young for invasion of privacy and sought the return of the videotape. That video has been turned over to the court and placed under seal.

By Associated Press

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