Court rejects appeal by ex-Illinois Gov. Ryan By - May 27, 2008 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan on Tuesday lost a U.S. Supreme Court appeal that sought to overturn his corruption conviction on the grounds his right to a fair trial by an impartial jury had been violated. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrintGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Analysis Republicans learning to say ‘no’ to weakened Trump White House White House brings government shutdown closer Analysis Trumpology: It’s a puzzlement. How can Trump be a masochist and a sadistic narcissist?