Gov. Riley's attorney files notice of unavailability - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Gov. Riley's attorney files notice of unavailability

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Former Alabama Governor Bob Riley's attorney Monday filed paperwork stating Riley would be temporarily unavailable as a witness should he be called to testify in the ongoing federal gambling corruption trial.

The notice comes one day after Riley crashed his motorcycle in Fairbanks, Alaska while enjoying a cross-country motorcycle trip.

The notice reads as follows:

The undersigned counsel hereby advises the Court that former Governor

Bob Riley has been injured in a motorcycle accident in Alaska. His injuries

include several broken bones and a punctured lung. Governor Riley will return to

Alabama as soon as his doctors clear him to travel, and it is unclear how long it

will be before he would be able to appear in the courtroom. As a result, Governor

Riley is presently unable to honor his commitment to be available to testify in the

event that the Court were to allow his testimony. The undersigned counsel will

advise counsel for Mr. McGregor when Governor Riley would be able to appear in

the courtroom. - Michael R. Pennington (Attorney for Robert R. Riley)

 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Monday, January 22 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-01-22 07:48:12 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 2:58 AM EST2018-01-22 07:58:52 GMT

    Those who took part in this year's events said they were galvanized by an avalanche of political and gender issues over the past year, as well as the #MeToo movement, which has been credited with countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct.

    More >>

    Those who took part in this year's events said they were galvanized by an avalanche of political and gender issues over the past year, as well as the #MeToo movement, which has been credited with countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct.

    More >>
  • Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Sunday, January 21 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-01-21 21:27:31 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 3:21 AM EST2018-01-22 08:21:14 GMT

    Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations for equality, justice and an end to sexual...

    More >>

    Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

    More >>
  • US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

    US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

    Saturday, January 20 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-01-20 16:57:26 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 3:19 AM EST2018-01-22 08:19:19 GMT
    People line up on Central Park West as they wait for the start of a march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)People line up on Central Park West as they wait for the start of a march highlighting equal rights and equality for women Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.

    More >>

    Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly