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- Court of Civil Appeals applies recent Supreme Court precedent and holds that mandamus petition that challenged juvenile court’s order was due to be considered even though it was not timely filed because it challenged the subject-matter jurisdiction of the court.
- Court of Civil Appeals determines, as a matter of first impression, that a trial court can, sua sponte, set aside a judgment pursuant to Ala. R. Civ. P. 60(b)(4).
- Court of Civil Appeals grants mandamus relief and holds that widow’s action for workers’ compensation benefits on behalf of her husband was due to be dismissed.
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Alabama Supreme Court rules electronic bingo is illegal in state
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 23 that the Alabama Supreme Court ruled for the second time this year that electronic bingo is illegal in the state.
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