15, Dec 2014 - Montgomery, AL Alabama Settlement Could Be Model For Handling Poor Defendants In Ferguson, Mo.
The city of Montgomery, Ala., was sued by a group of people who said they were jailed when they couldn't pay court fines and fees. Now the city has agreed to take steps to help those too poor to pay.
14, Dec 2014 - Alabama Supreme Court says no to electronic bingo
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's highest court on Friday upheld the attorney general's raid on Center Stage gambling hall and made it clear that bingo can't legally be played on electronic machines.
09, Oct 2014 - Federal suit seeks to block Alabama execution
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Attorneys for an Alabama death row inmate have filed a federal lawsuit arguing that the state's new lethal injection drug combination has never been tried on any prisoner in the United States and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
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 Casonemail@example.com) AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of...