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Tag: ALABAMA SUPREME COURT

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AG Commissioner Pate endorses Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in bid for chief justice

Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries Rick Pate recently announced his endorsement of Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart in her campaign to be Alabama’s next chief justice.

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State Supreme Court affirms highest-ever wrongful death settlement totaling $10 million

The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed a record $10 million judgment last week on a Mobile County jury’s verdict for the family of a man who died at Springhill Medical Center following a successful surgery to repair a cut on his thumb. 

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Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jay Mitchell announces reelection campaign for 2024

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jay Mitchell has officially announced his reelection campaign for the 2024 statewide election.

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Matt Clark: Why ‘DEI’ would spell ‘DIE’ in the legal profession

Instead of a fair assessment of how much a lawyer knows, the NextGen exam focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion, or DEI for short.

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Alabama Supreme Court Justice expresses concern over proposed uniform bar exam’s commitment to ‘diversity, fairness and inclusion’

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jay Mitchell published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Friday expressing concerns about a proposed uniform bar examination due to its commitment to “ensure that diversity, fairness and inclusion pervade … test products and services.” 

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Matt Clark: Originalism is gaining ground at the Alabama Supreme Court

We should be grateful that originalism is working not only in Washington, D.C. but right here in Montgomery as well.

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Alabama Center for Law and Liberty joins Alliance Defending Freedom in lawsuit over UAH campus speech policy

The Center for Law and Liberty is teaming up with the conservative legal advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom to battle a free speech policy at the University of Alabama Huntsville that some have deemed a violation of the Alabama Constitution.

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Alabama Supreme Court changes rule to allow Ivey to set timeframe for execution warrants

The Alabama Supreme Court brought about a rule change on Thursday that will allow the governor to set a time frame for execution warrants in the state. 

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Alabama Supreme Court sides with Baldwin County in dispute with Gulf Shores over one-cent sales tax

The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Gulf Shores City Schools (GSCS) asking for a share of a one-cent sales tax that goes to schools in Baldwin County.

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Alabama Supreme Court upholds removal of Talladega County probate judge for inappropriate comments

The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld a decision to remove Talladega County's probate judge from office after he was accused of racist and sexually inappropriate behavior.

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Lawsuit over COVID unemployment overpayments appealed to Alabama Supreme Court

A lawsuit against Alabama Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington over the handling of COVID-19 unemployment benefits is now being appealed to the Alabama Supreme Court after it was dismissed in August.

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Marshall: Alabama Supreme Court ruling proves 'electronic bingo' was a misnomer

A recent Supreme Court of Alabama ruling banning “electronic bingo” in Lowndes and Macon counties “makes clear what my office has maintained from the start: these gambling enterprises are not only patently illegal under Alabama law, but also a menace to public health, morals, safety, and welfare,” according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall. 

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Alabama Supreme Court strikes down decades-old homicide law

The Alabama Supreme Court has struck down a long-standing law that only allowed homicide prosecutions when the victim dies within one year of the criminal act.

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Alabama Appeals Court rejects appeal of Enterprise man convicted of human trafficking

Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the human-trafficking conviction of an Enterprise man sentenced to life in prison. 

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Alabama to see second execution of the year

The Alabama Supreme Court has scheduled the state’s second execution of the year for a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her home.

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Massive donations from trial lawyers on eve of Alabama Supreme Court election

Lines have been drawn in the decades-long battle between businesses and trial lawyers as the race for the upcoming seat in the Supreme Court of Alabama heats up.

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