Webster L. Hubbell

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Webster Lee (Web) Hubbell (1949 - ) is a former mayor of the City of Little Rock, serving from 1979 to 1981. He is a lawyer by profession.

Hubbell was appointed by then-Governor Bill Clinton to the post of chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court in 1983. He became associate attorney general in 1993. He entered a plea of guilty in a case involving U.S. mail fraud and tax evasion in December 1994 related to $482,410.83 in fraudulent billing records at the Rose Law Firm. He was sentenced to 21 months in prison on June 28, 1995.

In 1998 he was indicted by independent counsel Kenneth Starr on charges of federal tax evasion and conspiracy. The case was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where Hubbell was victorious in the case of United States v. Hubbell.


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