Richard Hatch, the first-season winner of the reality TV series "Survivor," has appealed his conviction on tax evasion charges to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Hatch was convicted in 2006 of ducking taxes on his $1 million prize, in addition to his income from co-hosting a radio show and rental properties he owned in Rhode Island. Hatch's attorney Michael Minns argued that the district court violated his client's rights by curtailing Hatch's explanation of why he believed the TV show producers had paid the taxes on his winnings.

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