Ethics violations may oust leaders from all three branches of government
The architect of Alabama Republicans' 2010 electoral landslide and unanimously elected House Speaker, Michael Hubbard, was just convicted on 12 felony ethics violations. Ironically it was Hubbard's own landmark ethics bill that criminalized his attempts to sell his influence in the statehouse.
Remarkably, both Governor Robert Bentley and Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore are also currently the subject of ethics proceedings that may result in their ouster. Read our expert brief here