Court denies O.J. release during appeal

LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Supreme Court isn't going to let
O.J. Simpson out of prison while he appeals his conviction in a
gunpoint hotel room heist.

A three-judge panel issued orders Friday concluding that Simpson
and convicted co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart didn't meet
the "heavy burden" required to be allowed to post bail.

The justices noted that a jury found Simpson and Stewart guilty
of "serious, nonprobationable, violent offenses" with firearms

They also cited a Clark County District Court judge's finding
that the men posed flight risks.

Simpson and Stewart were convicted of kidnapping and robbing two
sports memorabilia dealers in September 2007 at a Las Vegas

Simpson is serving nine to 33 years in prison. Stewart is
serving 7½ to 27 years.