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End of the Road: Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Ex-Rep. William Jefferson’s Appeal

Posted By allan On November 26, 2012 @ 4:00 pm In News Story | No Comments

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Opening statements in Jefferson trial/courtesy of Art Lien/NBC News

 
By Allan Lengel
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It looks as if it’s the end of the road for Louisiana’s ex-Rep. William Jefferson, who is in prison serving a 13-year sentence for a public corruption conviction.

Bruce Alpert, the star reporter for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports that the U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to take the appeal of Jefferson’s 2009 corruption conviction.

Jefferson, 65, is serving his sentence in Beaumont, Tex., and isn’t set to be released until 2023.

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