Use of wiretaps focus of hearing in Alabama bingo vote-buying case
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Feb 28, 2011 | 935 views |  0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Defense lawyers in Alabama's bingo vote-buying case are trying to stop prosecutors from using wiretapped phone calls at the trial, arguing federal investigators overstepped their bounds and listened too freely to conversations.

The wiretaps are a key piece of evidence for prosecutors alleging that casino owners bought votes for a gambling bill before the Alabama Senate last year.

Read the full story from The Birmingham News.

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