Court Rejects Anthony Appeal

Casey Anthony ordered to report to Florida probation office by Friday
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 24, 2011 5:56 AM CDT
Casey Anthony Probation Appeal Rejected
Casey Anthony stands for the entrance of the jury during her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla.    (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool, File)

Casey Anthony was not serving probation while she was in jail awaiting her murder trial and she must report to a probation office in Florida by noon Friday, an appeals court has decided. The court ruled that the 25-year-old cannot "take advantage" of an administrative error to dodge the sentence from a check fraud conviction, CNN reports. Anthony, who has been in hiding since her release from jail last month, will be required to get a job and stay in Orange County, Florida, unless probation officers grant her permission to leave. (Read more Casey Anthony stories.)

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