Cases Released June 29, 2007

 

From the Alabama Supreme Court:

Ex parte Dwayne Atkinson

State of Alabama v. Brantley Land, L.L.C., et al.

Roberts v. American National Property and Casualty Company

 

From the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals:

Blackburn and Berube v. Lefebvre and Lefebvre

City of Mobile v. Pinto Island Land Company, Inc.

D.A. v. Calhoun County Department of Human Resources

Morgan and Morgan v. Safeway Insurance Company of Alabama, Inc.

T.S. v. E.J.

Legg v. Fortis Insurance Company and John Alden Life Insurance Company

Blythe v. Blythe

Alabama Board of Nursing v. Peterson

ERA Class.com and Mikkelsen v. Stoddard and Stoddard

Wannamaker v. Wannamaker

Greenwood and Greenwood v. Lindsey Harbor, LLC

E.E.K. v. Jefferson County HR; K.H. v. Jefferson County DHR

J.W.J., Jr. v. P.K.R. and P.H.R.

Davis v. Blackstock

Montiel v. Estate of Montiel and Mobile Memorial Gardens

Paturu v. Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama

Hopkins v. Hopkins and Hopkins

Alabama Appellate Courts Get New Phone Numbers

Here are the new phone and fax numbers for the Alabama appellate courts:

Alabama Supreme Court:  Phone (334) 229-0700; Fax  (334) 229-0522

Alabama Court of Civil Appeals: Phone (334) 229-0733, Fax (334) 229-0530

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals: Phone (334) 229-0751; Fax (334) 229-0521

“The Squeeze: Alabama’s no-holds-barred system of electing appeals court judges puts pressure where it doesn’t belong”

The topic of how Alabama appellate judges are selected alweays creates controversy and strong opinions.  Here is an editorial entitled "The Squeeze: Alabama’s no-holds-barred system of electing appeals court judges puts pressure where it doesn’t belong"  by Daniel J. Meador, Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Virginia and former Deal of the Alabama Law School (1966-1970) giving his take on the issue.

Decisions Released June 22, 2007

From the Alabama Supreme Court:

Allen v. Barbour County

Nichols v. Alabama State Bar

From the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals;

Carter v. Prattville Board of Zoning Adjustment

G.P. v. F.R.

Mullis v. Mullis

R.J.L. v. Lee County Department of Human Resources

Boyd Brothers Transporation, Inc. v. State Department of Revenue

H.E.H. v. K.L.C.

Progressive Specialty Insurance Co. v. Steele

V.C. v. C.T.