(CBS/AP) It looks as if actor Wesley Snipes will be in jail for a while.
The Supreme Court has turned away his latest attempt to get his conviction and prison sentence on tax charges overturned.
The high court refused Monday to hear an appeal from Snipes, convicted in April of 2008 on three misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file income tax returns.
Snipes started a three-year term in December at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Lewis Run, Pa., a federal minimum security prison.
Snipes, who has spent several years pursuing appeals, wanted his trial held in New York, where he says he lived, rather than Florida, where he has a driver's license. The lower courts refused to let him have an evidentiary hearing on this issue.
The 48-year-old actor has appeared in dozens of films, from "White Men Can't Jump'' and "Demolition Man'' in the early 1990s to the blockbuster Blade trilogy.