12, Dec 2013 - Shelby, AL Shelby County school district opposes suit becoming class-action
An Alabama school system is fighting to prevent the expansion of a lawsuit filed by former students who say they were sexually molested by a long-time teacher, court documents show.
12, Dec 2013 - Shelby, AL Ex-Alabama teacher guilty of sex with student
COLUMBIANA, Ala. (AP) — A former central Alabama high school teacher who pleaded guilty to having sex with a student has been sentenced to probation. AL.com (http://bit.ly/1htGBBS ) reported Monday that a Shelby County Circuit Court judge suspended a 10-year prison sentence and ordered 34-year-old Stephanie Suggs Millard to serve five years on probation. Millard pleaded guilty to a count of a ...
12, Dec 2013 - Shelby, AL Ala. school district opposes class-action request
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school system is trying to prevent the expansion of a lawsuit filed by former students who say they were sexually molested by a long-time teacher. Shelby County schools are asking a federal judge to refuse class-action status for a suit filed by females who say they were abused by former teacher Danny Acker, who is now in prison. WVTM-TV (http://bit.ly/19lXPJh ...
08, Dec 2013 - Shelby, AL Why Aren't There More Black Federal Judges in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia?
Why isn't the White House doing more to nominate judges of color to sit in states like Georgia, Alabama and Florida, where minorities are severely underrepresented?
08, Dec 2013 - Pelham, AL Pelham's mayor criticizes Shelby County judge's ruling in city Personnel Board case
Pelham Mayor Gary Waters is critical of the language in Shelby County Circuit Judge Hub Harrington's ruling against the municipality that reinstated three terminated public works employees. PELHAM, Alabama -- Pelham Mayor Gary Waters at the city's quarterly town...
08, Dec 2013 - Shelby, AL Federal prisoner transfers to Aliceville start today
Female inmates in Connecticut will board buses today to transfer to the new federal prison in Alabama's Pickens County, which is expected to reach full capacity early next year, according to Sen. Richard Shelby's office.