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Federal appeals court to hear Sypher's case

The woman in prison for trying to extort UofL Coach Rick Pitino gets a chance to fight for her freedom.

Karen Cunagin Sypher peers out the window of a car as she leaves the courthouse Thursday.

The woman in prison for trying to extort UofL Coach Rick Pitino gets a chance to fight for her freedom.

A federal appeals court will hear Karen Sypher's case.

She is serving a seven year sentence at a Florida prison for trying to extort Pitino and for lying to the FBI, and retaliation against a witness.

Sypher is not expected to appear in court, herself.


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