Jamie Satterfield reports:
A federal judge has shot down a former University of Tennessee student’s bid to have tossed out convictions in the illegal access of Sarah Palin’s personal e-mail account during the 2008 presidential election.
Although U.S. District Judge Thomas Phillips’ ruling, issued Thursday, paves the way for David C. Kernell to be sentenced next month, his will not be the final word on whether the convictions will stand. Defense attorney Wade Davies is appealing the then-20-year-old UT student’s case to the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
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