9th Circ. Won't Review 'Die Hard' Director's Guilty Plea

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 8:52 PM EDT) -- The director of such Hollywood blockbusters as "Die Hard" and "Predator" on Wednesday again lost his bid to reverse his guilty plea for making false statements to the FBI, after the Ninth Circuit denied his move to have the case reheard en banc.

In a one-page order, a three-judge panel for the appeals court blocked John McTiernan's request to have the full Ninth Circuit reconsider its decision. In August, another Ninth Circuit panel axed McTiernan's appeal, ruling that a lower court had properly denied his move...
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