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Alabama

377 ABA Journal Alabama articles.

Girl, 11, in DUI Case, Clocks 100 in Chase

An 11-year-old Florida girl has been charged with drunken driving after a high-speed chase in Alabama in which she clocked more than 100 mph before sideswiping another vehicle and crashing…

Convicted Governor Blames Karl Rove for Recommended 30-Year Prison Term

The controversy over alleged White House politicization of the federal prosecution process has moved beyond concern about the perhaps politically motivated dismissals of nine U.S. attorneys to a new issue–the…

‘Mockingbird’ Legacy: Remembrance of Racist Times Past

Although it is a novel, rather than non-fiction, Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” has, perhaps more than any other book, impressed into the minds of many a consciousness of…

Indictment for Shooting that Changed History

The district attorney wasn’t releasing the name of the man indicted yesterday for a 1965 killing in Alabama that helped inspire a 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery.

Judge Orders Wal-Mart Shoplifters to Wear Signs

In a punishment reminiscent of the pillory of times past, two convicted shoplifters were ordered by an Alabama judge to wear signboards outside a local Wal-Mart proclaiming “I am a…

Defense Lawyer: Alabama Militia Raids Overblown

A lawyer for one of six alleged militia members recently arrested during an early-morning sweep in Alabama reportedly says the affair – in which 2,500 rounds of ammunition, hundreds of…

Soda Theft Defendant: ‘I Should Have Had a V-8’

Arrested and eventually given a suspended sentence for stealing a soda from a convenience store, apparently while in an inebriated state, the defendant in a Mobile, Ala., case reportedly was…