Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore granted speedy trial request

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Suspend Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice was Moore was re-elected after being removed from the bench once before. Nevertheless, he persisted. 

 Kent Faulk for AL.com

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore won’t have an April hearing before the special supreme court appointed to hear his appeal.

Instead, the court will consider Moore’s appeal based on written arguments already presented by the Judicial Inquiry Commission and Moore’s attorneys at Liberty Counsel.

The court last week issued an order, at Moore’s request, cancelling the planned April 26 oral arguments.

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