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Roy Moore among 10 People Interviewed for US Senate Seat

Gov. Robert Bentley’s office says he has interviewed suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore and 10 other people for the U.S. Senate seat now held by attorney general-designee Jeff Sessions. Bentley spokeswoman Yasamie August says Moore was interviewed at the recommendation of the Alabama Republican Party. Moore is fighting what amounts to a permanent ouster after being convicted of violating…

Retired Judges to Hear Roy Moore’s Appeal

A panel of retired judges will hear suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore’s bid to return to the bench. Alabama Supreme Court justices said Monday that they will recuse themselves from hearing Moore’s appeal because their impartiality might be questioned. A judicial panel suspended Moore for the remainder of his term after finding he urged state probate judges to defy the…

Trial Ends for Roy Moore; Judges have 10 Days for Verdict

The chief judge on an Alabama disciplinary panel says they’ll decide “as soon as possible” whether to remove Chief Justice Roy Moore from office. The nine-member Court of the Judiciary has concluded its hearing on allegations that Moore intentionally misused his office to try to block gay couples from marrying in Alabama. Chief Judge Michael Joiner said he did not…