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  • Supreme Court reverses trial court's grant of summary judgment in equitable estoppel case and holds that plaintiffs did not reasonably rely on defendants' purported representations.

  • Court of Civil Appeals reverses trial court's grant of a judgment as a matter of law based on claims of respondeat superior, genuine issue of material fact exists as to whether the defendant who caused automobile accident was acting in the scope of his employment when accident occurred.

  • Court of Criminal Appeals reverses defendant's convictions for attempted assault and attempting to elude holding that defendant was denied due process when trial court allowed him to withdraw his motion for a mental evaluation.


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Dogs could be declared dangerous, seized and euthanized under proposed Alabama law

Officials in Alabama could soon have the ability to legally declare a pet dog "dangerous" and impose heavy fines or prison sentences if those dogs injure or kill another person.

Alabama Legislature could consider ethics law changes

Alabama lawmakers may consider some election-year changes to the state ethics law, but it's unclear what proposals will get a serious look.

Lawmakers join fight against asset seizure law

Since 2007, the DEA has seized a total of $3.2 billion in cash from people suspected of being involved in the drug trade but never charged with a crime, the Washington Post reports.

Alabama Targets OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma In Opioid Suit

Alabama filed a lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday against OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma LP claiming the drug company is fueling the opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing prescription painkillers.

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