Lawyers for the statehouse speaker want a judge to dismiss his case because of misconduct from prosecutors.
Defenders for Mike Hubbard have accused deputy attorney general Matt Hart of threatening to ruin Hubbard’s political career.
The defense has also accused Hart of leaking information to the media.
Hubbard attorney Mark White has called the prosecutors’ behavior “shocking” an inappropriate.
Prosecutors have already accused the defense of composing what they call a “bogus” narrative of misconduct and leaks.
Hubbard stands accused of using his political offices for personal financial gain.