Alabama

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer sues Alabama governor for return of Confederate flags to Capitol memorial

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer resurrects his ‘burn the courthouse down’ closing, wins acquittal

Judiciary

Federal judge resigns nearly a year after his arrest

Criminal Justice

Woman gets life without parole for running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death

Family Law

Woman shoots husband who entered home in violation of protective order and is herself shot by police

Criminal Justice

Jury recommends life sentence for woman convicted in granddaughter’s running death

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts grandma in child’s running death; will consider death penalty

Constitutional Law

ACLU asks judge to block Alabama law authorizing appointment of lawyers for fetuses

Constitutional Law

Alabama probate judge cites differing decisions on gay marriage, opposes federal class-action bid

Judiciary

Former state chief justice is ashamed of the fundraising process

Opening Statements

Alabamans ready yet another effort to reform the state’s supersized constitution

White-Collar Crime

Woman who lost $500K calls ex-lawyer’s 5-year sentence for stealing $10M ‘a joke’

Judiciary

Group seeks Alabama Justice Roy Moore’s phone and email records

Constitutional Law

Federal court orders Ala. judge to issue same-sex marriage licenses; new suit seeks opposite result

Constitutional Law

Alabama top court tosses probate judge’s petition seeking guidance on gay marriage

Constitutional Law

Minister arrested after trying to perform same-sex marriage at probate judge’s office

Constitutional Law

Alabama same-sex marriage battles continue as lawyers seek to force compliance with federal opinion

Family Law

Most Alabama counties refuse gay-marriage licenses after defiant order by state chief justice