The court holds a sentencing hearing for Hubbard on This summer. 8. A jury charged Hubbard of 12 legal ethics counts on June 10. Prosecutors stated Hubbard used the strength of his political office to profit his companies.

An attorney for former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard states prosecutors are trying to find a “unbelievably extreme” prison sentence after his conviction on ethics charges.

Defense lawyer Bill Baxley stated Friday the 18-year sentence prosecutors want is absurd. The lawyer general’s office, inside a court filing now, stated they need Hubbard to invest 5 years imprisonment and the other 13 on supervised probation.

Prosecutors will also be requesting Hubbard to pay for $1.six million in fines and restitution.

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