Chris Brown Shut Down

6/10/2009 2:40 PM PDT

Chris Brown Shut Down

Chris Brown's lawyer went to the California appeals court asking to put Brown's preliminary hearing on ice -- but we've learned the appeals court told him to pound sand.

Mark Geragos wants a hold on the case because of the leaks. The trial judge shut him down. So the prelim in the Rihanna beating is still on for June 22.

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