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A jury has convicted former Covington County Probate Judge Sherrie Phillips on ethics and theft charges. The jury issued the verdict after a 3-day trial.

Phillips was accused of taking a $1.8 million check from an estate and putting the money into a personal account while she was probate judge.

Attorney General Troy King: “The conviction sends a strong message that no one is above the law.”

Source:
Jury convicts former Covington Co. probate judge

More information:
Former Covington County Judge Convicted on Ethics and Theft Charges

Verdict reached in Phillips theft, ethics violations case

See also:
Judge on Trial

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