Mike Hubbard files appeal

Mike Hubbard, former Alabama Speaker of the House, waves before a post trial hearing at the Lee County Justice Center in Opelika, Ala., on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Hubbard was found guilty 12 counts of felony ethics charges on June 10, 2016. Albert Cesare/Montgomery Advertiser/Pool

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — According to court documents, Mike Hubbard filed an appeal on Wednesday.

A jury found Hubbard guilty of 12 ethics violations in June.

Hubbard argued prosecutors stretched the intent of the state ethics law and allowed improper expert witness testimony in that trial.

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