A court in Michigan denied Doug Stewart's appeal. Stewart's attorneys argued that there was prosecutorial misconduct, that one of the witnesses threatened the jury, and that Stewart was denied a fair trial. The appelate court ruled against them.
Stewart is an ex-marine convicted of murdering his wife, Venus, in 2001.
In Session spoke with Venus' mother, Therese McComb, about Stewart's appeal and what life has been like since the trial.
Venus' family started The Venus Foundation dedicated to dometistic violence victims and their families.