363 ABA Journal Alabama articles.
A federal judge has reprimanded an assistant attorney general in Alabama and ordered her personally to pay a $1,500 fine for making an incorrect statement in a case of a death row inmate.
Sep 28, 2021 12:15 PM CDT
A committee of lawmakers and lay people are cutting racist language and outdated provisions from the Alabama Constitution after voters gave the go-ahead to begin the effort last fall.
Sep 20, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday evening agreed to consider a Texas inmate’s request to have a Baptist pastor lay hands on him and pray out loud during his execution.
Sep 9, 2021 10:09 AM CDT
Arizona officials have “gone to considerable lengths to revive the state’s mothballed gas chamber,” according to a recently released report
by the Guardian.
Jun 7, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta has upheld the convictions of a Birmingham, Alabama, lawyer and an Alabama coal company executive in a scheme to bribe a state legislator to thwart U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cleanup efforts.
Jun 2, 2021 2:00 PM CDT
An elected probate judge in Alabama has been temporarily suspended after he was accused in a March ethics complaint of making racist and sexist remarks and throwing a tantrum over a missing sandwich.
May 20, 2021 3:54 PM CDT
A domestic relations judge in Birmingham, Alabama, has been accused in an ethics complaint of forcing her staff to take diet pills and abusing prescription drugs herself, resulting in paranoid behavior and the belief that the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission is "going to kill her."
May 18, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
Jurors award $75M to exonerated half brothers
Jurors in Raleigh, North Carolina, awarded $75 million Friday to two half brothers exonerated in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old…
May 17, 2021 3:12 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set aside a nationwide eviction moratorium that was set to expire June 30, ruling that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not have the authority under federal law to impose the moratorium.
May 5, 2021 3:41 PM CDT
An ethics complaint has accused an Alabama judge of losing his temper, yelling profanity and making threatening remarks when a traffic court defendant sought his recusal and raised the possibility of suing his son.
Apr 27, 2021 10:47 AM CDT
A partner at Littler Mendelson in its Atlanta office is no longer listed on the law firm’s website after a company claimed that it was thrown “under the bus” because of the lawyer’s misrepresentation to a federal court.
Apr 19, 2021 2:23 PM CDT
A judge in Birmingham, Alabama, has been suspended with pay after the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission alleged that she showed an apparent predisposition against the death penalty, ignored appellate directives, and showed a lack of appropriate demeanor to prosecutors.
Apr 13, 2021 11:47 AM CDT
Only 1 plaintiff remains in Jones Day pay-bias suit
Five of six former associates suing Jones Day for gender bias have dropped their claims. The move follows a decision…
Mar 12, 2021 2:56 PM CST
Lawmaker says he’s ‘Christian, not an attorney’
A Florida lawmaker says he was just joking when he said told a Jewish colleague that he was a “Christian, not an attorney.”…
Mar 11, 2021 4:50 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday refused to allow Alabama to execute an Alabama inmate if he is not allowed to have a pastor with him in the execution chamber.
Feb 12, 2021 11:22 AM CST
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