MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Attorneys for former Secretary of State
Nancy Worley have asked a judge to delay her criminal trial, which
is scheduled to start Monday.
Montgomery County Circuit Judge Truman Hobbs Jr. has scheduled a
status conference Wednesday, where he could decide whether to go
forward with the trial accusing Alabama's former chief elections
officer of violating election laws.
In court papers, Worley's attorneys seek the delay because she
recently changed lawyers and because they say the attorney general
hasn't turned over all the statements from people who were
interviewed in the investigation.
Anderson said Tuesday some of the evidence that the attorney
general's office turned over to the defense team is on CDs that
won't open properly, and there were no statements turned over from
some of the secretary of state's employees mentioned in the
In response, Assistant Attorney General Ben Mark Baxley said the
state has turned over everything, and the trial shouldn't be