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AL speaker trial to start jury selection next week

Jury selection begins Monday in the case against indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (center). (Source: WTVM) Jury selection begins Monday in the case against indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (center). (Source: WTVM)
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -

Jury selection is set to begin next week in the case against indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard.

Hubbard is facing felony ethics violation charges that he used his office to benefit his own businesses.

Defense attorneys for Hubbard had asked for the trial to be delayed until August, but the judge denied the request.

The trial is scheduled to begin May 16 in Lee County.

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