Jared Fogle's Attempt to Represent Himself Flops

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Ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's pricey team of lawyers couldn't get him out of sex and child pornography convictions; neither, it seems, could Jared Fogle. The federal prison inmate learned on Wednesday that his effort to get those convictions overturned—via a Nov. 6 motion he filed "pro se," meaning he was representing himself—failed, and how. 

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana didn't mince words in rejecting the "frivolous" claim in a two-page ruling. It's a bit circuitous, but here's what he attempted: The Indianapolis Star reports that he tried to claim the federal court that he pleaded guilty in didn't actually have the authority to render a judgment against him.

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