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Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Credit: Mike Scarcella/NLJ

More than a dozen former federal trial judges are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal by two lawyer-turned-film producers convicted in a tax fraud case that could have broader implications for the criminal and civil justice systems.

Marcia Coyle

Marcia Coyle, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact her at mcoyle@alm.com. On Twitter: @MarciaCoyle

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