381 ABA Journal Alabama articles.
Some state officials see the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning the right to abortion as reason to support measures that would outlaw gay sex and ban medical transitioning treatments for transgender youths.
Jul 1, 2022 10:17 AM CDT
Less than a week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, more than a dozen states have already or plan to soon ban abortion in most cases. Here’s what we know so far about where abortion bans stand in these 13 states and in other states that have laws targeting the procedure.
Jun 30, 2022 2:52 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a federal judge’s order that required Louisiana to draw a new voting map with two majority-Black districts instead of one.
Jun 30, 2022 8:48 AM CDT
An Alabama judge was removed from duty after ethics regulators alleged that he used profanity; made denigrating remarks about Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey; and ordered the redirection of court funds, although no litigant asked him to do so.
Jun 29, 2022 9:09 AM CDT
State abortion restrictions that could take effect if Roe v. Wade
is overturned call for a variety of punishments for doctors, including a sentence of up to life in prison in one state.
May 23, 2022 8:20 AM CDT
Ads exaggerate size of McDonald’s, Wendy’s burgers, suit says
Food stylists for McDonald’s and Wendy’s undercook hamburger patties portrayed in advertising to make them appear 15% to 20% larger than…
May 20, 2022 2:12 PM CDT
Offer rates climb for summer associates
Offer rates for summer associate spots last year reached their highest mark since 2007, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Association…
Mar 4, 2022 2:18 PM CST
An Alabama lawyer has told state bar officials that he doesn’t think that he has to respond to a TV station’s ethics allegation because it stems from a “viral fake news story.”
Feb 15, 2022 3:44 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed Alabama to implement a congressional voting map over objections that it dilutes Black voting.
Feb 8, 2022 10:07 AM CST
An Alabama inmate who sought execution by nitrogen hypoxia was put to death by lethal injection Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed.
Jan 28, 2022 11:30 AM CST
Two federal judges—including the chief judge of a federal appeals court—won’t face misconduct complaints for hiring a law clerk accused of making racist statements.
Jan 18, 2022 4:19 PM CST
An Alabama lawyer has withdrawn from a Huntsville, Alabama, murder case after a local TV station alleged that he offered an interview about the case in exchange for coverage of his personal movie.
Jan 12, 2022 3:20 PM CST
A lawyer in Mobile, Alabama, has been held in contempt after her process server delivered a subpoena to a criminal defense attorney in front of jurors during a break in his client’s murder trial.
Dec 21, 2021 3:54 PM CST
Death sentences and executions remain low and geographically isolated, according to a year-end report released Thursday by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec 16, 2021 9:21 AM CST
A Birmingham, Alabama, domestic relations judge has been removed from the bench based on findings that she used Facebook aliases to communicate with litigants and “engaged in a pattern of abuse of staff, attorneys and litigants.”
Dec 13, 2021 9:52 AM CST
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