11th Circ. Rejects Wesley Snipes' Tax Appeal

Law360, New York (September 6, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT) -- Actor Wesley Snipes lost his latest bid for a new trial on tax charges Tuesday, with the Eleventh Circuit refusing to overturn a conviction that landed the former action star in prison.

Snipes, who was found guilty in 2008 of failing to file tax returns and sentenced to three years in prison, alleged two former jurors sent his attorneys emails claiming three other jurors admitted that they had thought the actor was guilty before his trial began.

But the appeals court, siding with the Florida district...
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