24, Apr 2014 - Montgomery, AL Federal appeals court to hear arguments in Don Siegelman appeal in July
Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman at the federal courthouse in Montgomery, Ala., in 2012. (The Birmingham News file/Joe Songer) MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has tentatively scheduled oral arguments this summer in former Gov. Don...
24, Apr 2014 - Montgomery, AL Man sought in marijuana case arrested in Ala
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man wanted in a federal marijuana case is being sent to Texas following his arrest in Alabama. Authorities say 61-year-old Bobby Duane Bates will be extradited to southern Texas following a court appearance in Montgomery on Monday.
22, Apr 2014 - Judge rules in favor of Indian casinos in Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state which challenged the rights of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to operate three casinos in Alabama. U.S. District Court Judge Keith Watkins ruled Friday that the state has no authority to prohibit ...
21, Apr 2014 - Alabama drug shortage prompts electric chair concerns
MONTGOMERY | It wasn't immediately clear that the execution had gone wrong. All Stephen Ellis could see from the viewing room of Holman Correctional Facility's execution chamber was his client, Horace Dunkins, twitching and jerking after being administered up to 2000 volts of electricity.
20, Apr 2014 - Gaming N ews
The Montgomery Advertiser reports that a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the state which challenged the rights of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians to operate three casinos in Alabama.
05, Apr 2014 - Federal court orders trial to test Alabama abortion law
MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A federal court has ordered a trial to examine the constitutionality of an abortion restriction passed by the Alabama Legislature in 2013.Planned Parenthood objected to the law that would require doctors to have admitting privileges at a...
03, Apr 2014 - Judge gets more time to rule in Ala. abortion suit
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge is delaying enforcement of an Alabama law regulating abortion clinics for one more week while he tries to rule on a lawsuit challenging the law. At issue is a law passed by the Legislature in 2013 that requires doctors at abortion ...
01, Apr 2014 - Federal appeals court upholds Texas abortion law similar to one facing court challenge in Alabama
People opposed to abortion attended a rally outside the Alabama State House on Feb. 25, 2014 in Montgomery, Ala. (Mike Casonfirstname.lastname@example.org) AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of...