Juror Misconduct

Ousted House Speaker Appealing Judge Ruling of Juror Misconduct

Ousted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard is appealing a judge’s ruling on allegations of juror misconduct during his ethics trial. Lawyers for the one-time Statehouse leader filed a notice of the challenge this week with the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. The defense is fighting the decision of a Lee County judge who dismissed Hubbard’s claims that jury members made…

Prosecutors Oppose Hubbard Request for Jury Investigation

State prosecutors are opposing former House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s request to have the sheriff investigate if there was misconduct by the jury that convicted him on ethics charges. The attorney general’s office in a response filed Monday said Hubbard is seeking an “unfettered fishing expedition into the deliberations of the jury.” A Lee County jury convicted Hubbard of 12 felony…