High Court Won't Hear Duke Lacrosse Players' Appeal

Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2013, 10:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by three Duke University lacrosse players indicted in an infamous 2006 rape case who sought to overturn a lower court's ruling that they can't pursue federal civil rights claims against two Durham, N.C., police officers who investigated the case. 

The high court's decision, announced in a brief docket item, let stand the Fourth Circuit's Dec. 17 ruling that trimmed most of the players' claims against Durham, former city police officers Mark Gottlieb and Benjamin Himan...
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