High Court Won't Review Phil Spector's Murder Conviction

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 10:10 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to review legendary 1960s songwriter and producer Phil Spector's petition for the court to overturn his conviction for an actress' 2003 murder on the basis that the trial judge’s inclusion into evidence of a videotaped hearing violated his Sixth Amendment rights.

The high court denied Spector's petition for writ of certiorari without comment, leaving in place a California Court of Appeal ruling in May that upheld his conviction for the murder of Lana Clarkson in his home.

Spector's petition had...
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