Family Law

Constitutional Law

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

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused in additional courthouse bomb threats

Evidence

14-year-old arrested after dad finds murder contract that the youth allegedly wrote

Constitutional Law

Lawmaker sponsors bill to allow foster parents to carry a concealed handgun, if they have a permit

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA backs constitutional right to gay marriage in SCOTUS brief

Legislation & Lobbying

‘Radical reform’ to state law would allow couples to divorce outside court, if approved

Advocacy

Chicago lawyer pieces together a missing couple’s story to obtain a court ruling that they died

Legal Ethics

Failure to pay child support warrants disbarment, state supreme court says

Judiciary

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

Constitutional Law

Gay man refuses to serve on a jury in courthouse where clerk won’t perform same-sex weddings

Trials & Litigation

Man waited too long to challenge paternity, owes $30K in child support

Trials & Litigation

Banter with 80-year-old defendant lightens bond court hearing (see the video)

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

Criminal Justice

Federal prosecutor’s ex-wife charged with attempted murder

Family Law

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

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS won’t block gay marriages in Alabama; Thomas decries ‘cavalier attitude’ toward states

Constitutional Law

Alabama chief justice orders probate judges not to marry gay couples; is it ‘a George Wallace move’?