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Judge rejects Pellicano's new trial request

October 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A federal judge rejected Anthony Pellicano's request for a new trial on Monday.Judge Dale Fischer did not give a reason for turning down the motion.

Pellicano and former entertainment lawyer Terry Christensen were convicted last August on federal wiretapping and conspiracy charges.

The judge ordered Pellicano to return to court Nov.12 for sentencing.

Christensen is due to be sentenced Nov. 17.

Both men face ten years or more in prison.

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