Highlights from Current Issue
• Court of Civil Appeals holds, as a matter of first impression, that defendant/attorney who prevailed in a legal malpractice action was entitled to recover his attorney fees even though his insurance carrier paid them.
• Court of Civil Appeals reverses juvenile court’s decision to terminate a father’s parental rights, holding that in the absence of any showing that he presented any harm to the child, maintaining the status quo was a viable alternative to termination of rights.
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Huntsville GOP officials working to bring presidential candidate debate to Rocket City in 2016
Republican Party officials in Madison County are working to bring a debate between GOP presidential candidates to Huntsville in March 2016.
Southern Poverty Law Center files judicial ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore
The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a judicial ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore because of Moore's statements he intends to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Alabama senator's bill would allow loaded handguns in vehicles without permit
State Sen. Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa said today he would introduce a bill to allow people to carry loaded handguns in their vehicles without a pistol permit.
Alabama probate judges' group agrees decision voiding same-sex marriage ban applies to them
The professional association of Alabama's probate judges said Wednesday it now is satisfied that a federal court order striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban applies to them.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says federal judge's ruling on gay marriage not binding
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore said today a federal judge's ruling that the state's ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional does not mean that probate judges have to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Newly re-elected Virginia lawmaker Joe Morrissey, convicted in sex scandal, indicted again
Special prosecutor William Neely announced the forgery and perjury indictment of Del. Joseph D. Morrissey on Wednesday.
Gov. Bentley plans six-bill package on new ways to lure industry to Alabama
Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said this morning the state has fallen behind some other states in incentives it can offer potential employers.
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