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The Modern Law Library

How a 1980s lynching case helped bring down the Klan (podcast)

Death Penalty

In 4-4 split, Supreme Court refuses to overturn execution stay based on inmate’s dementia

Judiciary

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore could be removed again, this time over gay-marriage order

Criminal Justice

Hearing canceled for lawyer charged in ‘bizarre’ attempted-murder case due to judge’s recusal

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court tosses petitions opposing gay marriage; justices argue impact

Death Penalty

Alabama judge sees ‘life-to-death override epidemic,’ bars death sentences; Florida bill changes law

Constitutional Law

Alabama lawyer files suit against 5 SCOTUS justices who OK’d same-sex marriage

Criminal Justice

Law firm worker slain; sheriff calls for more mental health funding

Criminal Justice

2 dead after law office shooting near courthouse; suspect is in custody

Legal Ethics

Alabama judge censured for telling offenders who couldn’t afford fines to give blood or face jail

Criminal Justice

Former law prof pleads guilty to child-porn possession

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice orders probate judges to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court is asked to review Alabama decision refusing to recognize adoption by lesbian

Juvenile Justice

8-year-old boy is charged with murder in toddler’s death; mom faces lesser charge

Trials & Litigation

Defendant who says he was pressured by judge to give blood sues company that accepted his donation

Constitutional Law

Hacktivist group’s ‘Million Mask March’ sparks protests at US federal courthouses

Judiciary

Alabama probate judge says federal government could issue same-sex marriage licenses

Criminal Justice

More states lift bans on welfare and food stamps for drug offenders

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court refuses to recognize lesbian adoption granted in Georgia

Criminal Justice

Jailed woman charged with endangering fetus drops suit seeking an abortion
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