High court rejects case of ex-lawyer for 'DC Madam'

The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the case of the former lawyer to "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jeane Palfrey. Montgomery Blair Sibley wanted to release her escort service phone records saying they could impact the presidential election. He's now mulling his options.

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