By Hillary Busis
June 06, 2011 at 06:41 PM EDT

The Supreme Court has elected not to hear an appeal from Wesley Snipes, the Blade star who was convicted on three misdemeanor counts of tax evasion and began a three-year term in a minimum security prison this December. The Associated Press reports that the court refused Monday to hear an appeal from Snipes, who was trying to get his conviction and sentence overturned. At least now the actor will have plenty of time to perfect his foot cycle technique in the prison yard.

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