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Nevada Supreme Court Denies O.J. Simpson Appeal

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(credit: Jae C.Hong/AP)

(credit: Jae C.Hong/AP)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has refused to overturn O.J. Simpson’s armed robbery and kidnapping convictions stemming from a Las Vegas hotel room heist.

But the court on Friday ordered his co-defendant’s conviction in the case reversed.

The 63-year-old Simpson is serving nine to 33 years at a state prison. His co-defendant, Clarence “C.J.” Stewart, is serving 7 1/2 to 27 years at High Desert State Prison northwest of Las Vegas.

Both men were convicted of kidnapping, armed robbery, conspiracy and other crimes for what Simpson maintained was an attempt to retrieve family photos and mementoes.

(© Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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