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  • Court of Criminal Appeals reverses defendant's sexual abuse conviction because he was not apprised that he would be denied parole due to the nature of his conviction.

  • Court of Criminal Appeals reverses defendant's sentence for life imprisonment without the possibility of parole based, in part, on the fact that the defendant was not afforded an opportunity to address the court before he was sentenced.


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Secretary of State's office: No estimate of Alabama voter ID need

Secretary of State John Merrill said Thursday his office is doing all it can to respond to voter ID requests. But they don’t know the scope of the need in the state.

An Alabama sheriff kept $750,000 meant to buy food for inmates. Voters just replaced him

After a local newspaper reported that Sheriff Todd Entrekin received more than $750,000 from a fund allocated to feed inmates in a jail he oversaw, the law enforcement official was defiant, employing a line of defense that has been increasingly trotted out of late byembattled politicians around the country.

Alabama Democrat Running For Congress Appears To Be Violating Licensing Law

Adia McClellan Winfrey has been presenting herself as a clinical psychologist. But she’s never been licensed. In Alabama, where she’s running, that’s against the law.

Primary primer: Alabama courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals

Twelve candidates will vie for judgeships in the Alabama courts of civil and criminal appeals during next week's primary elections.

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Custody and Support Considerations:
The Factors Alabama Courts Consider When Assigning Full or Partial Custody

Bradley A. Green
King Green & Dobson

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Construction Law:
What Do You Do When Conditions on the Job Change?

L. Griffin Tyndall
Christian & Small LLP

Thursday, July 26, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Real Estate Law:
Remedies Available for Damages to the Rental Unit

Michael A. Wrenn
Freeman & Fuson

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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