The convictions of Martha Stewart and her broker for obstructing a government investigation into a shady stock sale were easily affirmed Friday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The circuit ruled that none of the defendants’ arguments provided the basis for a new trial, rejecting challenges to the government’s use of statements the defendants made about each other, claims of juror misconduct, complaints about the alleged perjury of a government ink expert, and Stewart’s claim that she was forced to defend against insider trading charges that were never actually brought.

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