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Alabama Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Mike Hubbard’s Appeal

Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard wants to stay out of prison. That decision is now in the hands of the Alabama Supreme Court. Tuesday justices, heard oral arguments in Hubbard’s appeal. Hubbard was convicted of ethics violations three years ago. A jury in Lee County found him guilty of using his office as House Speaker for personal gain for…

Ala. Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Conviction of Crime Against Public Officials

Attorney General Luther Strange today announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has affirmed the conviction of William Peter Witwicki for four counts of filing fraudulent documents against public officials. Witwicki was convicted by a jury on March 17, 2015, following a two-day trial. The Attorney General’s Criminal Trials Division presented evidence showing that he and a co-defendant filed fraudulent liens against…

Judge Upholds Man’s Capital Murder Conviction; Denies Appeal

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man on death row for a killing in Dallas County. The judges let stand a lower court decision that affirmed Matthew Reeves’ conviction in the shotgun killing of Willie Johnson in 1996. Reeves appealed claiming his lawyer was ineffective during his trial and that he is intellectually disabled….