Late Administrative Appeal Dismissed — ARAP 4(a) Could Not Save Appeal

A physician missed administrative and judicial deadlines for appealing a decision of the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners. On its own motion, the Court of Civil Appeals dismissed his appeal. Brunson v. Ala. State Bd. of Med. Examiners, No. 2090751 (Ala. Civ. App. Mar. 25, 2011).

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Late Administrative Appeal Deprived Circuit Court of Jurisdiction

The State was late in appealing to circuit court from the decision of an administrative law judge. The circuit court therefore never acquired jurisdiction over the case. A subsequent appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals was dismissed as being from a void judgment. Krawzcyk v. State Dept. of Public Safety, No. 2070116 (Ala. Civ. App. Oct. 31, 2008).

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