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  • Supreme Court reverses jury verdict in favor of defendants in medical malpractice case involving death of unborn child and holds that trial court erred by failing to instruct jury as to “better position” claim.

  • Court of Civil Appeals clarifies that there is no distinction between a presumption of paternity for a married presumed father or a man holding himself out to be a father unless the court is called upon to weigh the presumptions.


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Here's How The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund Actually Works

Hollywood hasput its muscle behind theTime's Upcampaign to fight sexual harassment and discrimination. One of its goals is to help defray the legal costs for women who've been sexually harassed. (Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes and Oprah Winfrey are among those who've donated hundreds of thousands of dollars.)

Bill to reduce Alabama penalty for marijuana possession hits snag

A move to reduce the penalty for possession of marijuana met resistance today in the Alabama Legislature.

Bill could change Alabama ethics law for publicemployees

The Montgomery Advertiser reports state Senate President Del Marsh filed a bill Thursday with new provisions such as legislators’ ability to create legal defense funds and a lobbying exemption for “economic development professionals.” Marsh spokesman Will Califf said in an email Monday that the Republican introduced the bill on behalf of state Attorney General Steve Marshall.

Could gun-carrying Alabama teachers be sued if something goes wrong

If Alabama teachers start carrying guns in school, as some lawmakers want, could they be financially or even criminally liable if their gun wounds or kills an innocent child or adult?

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