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I'm a 1985 graduate of the University of Alabama. I am married and have a son who is a 2014 graduate of Pelham HS I cover the court beat for Alabama Media Group

Blount County men seeking marriage license sue probate judge

al.com — Two Blount County men are asking a federal judge to order a probate judge to issue them a marriage license. Kelvin Hathcote and Joseph Hill filed a federal lawsuit in Birmingham two weeks ago against Blount County Probate Judge Chris Green. The lawsuit was filed by Leroy Maxwell Jr.

Validity of Alabama same-sex marriages in question after state supreme court ruling

al.com — The day after the Alabama Supreme Court ordered state probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, questions remain about what it means. Among the questions is whether the hundreds of same-sex couples who got married since a federal judge's ruling went into effect on Feb.

Alabama Death Row inmate's retrial gives hope to one family, opens old wounds for another

al.com — For Hinton's family the turn of events has brought new hope the 58-year-old western Jefferson County man will be released from his small death row cell after nearly 30 years. For the sister of one of the two fast food restaurant managers Hinton is charged with killing it opens old wounds.

Jefferson County will halt gay marriage licensing in wake of Alabama Supreme Court ruling

al.com — Jefferson County has halted the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples after an Alabama Supreme Court ruling Tuesday evening. Attorneys for Jefferson County Probate Judge Alan King say he will honor the court's ruling and beginning Wednesday will not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Where's the gun? Death row inmate's fate may rest on the answer

al.com — Without the gun and bullets, prosecutors admit they would have a tough time making a new case against Hinton. And the judge Tuesday set a hearing for March 17 to consider a motion by defense attorneys with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) to have the capital murder charges dismissed and Hinton freed.

Prostitute sentenced for stabbing death of man who ran sex-trade out of East Birmingham house

al.com — A Birmingham prostitute, convicted in the 2013 stabbing death of her 69-year-old pimp will have to serve another 15 months behind bars under a sentence handed down Monday. A jury on Jan. 13 found Olivia Doutly, 24, guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death of William Radney, who ran a sex-trade business through a website from his east Birmingham home.

Grand jury to review case against 21-year-old man in toddler's death

al.com — The case of a Birmingham man charged in the January death of a toddler will be presented to a grand jury as manslaughter, rather than capital murder, a judge ruled Monday. "This is a tough one," Jefferson County Circuit Judge Virginia Vinson said in ruling on the case of 21-year-old Djuan Lovell Steen.

Homewood man agrees to keep silent, for now, about Mississippi power plant project

al.com — Southern Co. on Feb. 19 sued Brett J. Wingo alleging that Wingo backed out of an employment termination agreement. Wingo told the Associated Press that his lawyer negotiated certain terms by Dec. 31, but he rejected them in January when he saw them fully laid out in writing for the first time.

Alabama appeals court reverses decision; recognizes gay adoption from Georgia

al.com — The court in October had ruled Jefferson County District Court Judge Raymond P. Chambliss erred in granting the woman - V.L. - visitation rights to three children she and her partner - E.L. - had raised based on the 2007 second-parent adoption by V.L. of the children in Georgia.

Alabama Supreme Court overturns law allowing dozens of towns to sell alcohol

al.com — About three dozen small Alabama towns and cities will see alcohol sales - and the tax revenue - dry up after the state's top court on Friday overturned a 2009 law that had allowed them to conduct wet-dry referendums, one attorney said. "The ones that got involved in this (alcohol sales), they took risks ....
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Mar 04, 2015

Blount County men seeking marriage license sue probate judge s.al.com/uJRW7gZ via @aldotcom

Mar 04, 2015

Hope and anger for families at Alabama Death Row inmate's hearing s.al.com/m1BQflQ via @aldotcom

Mar 03, 2015

Jefferson County will halt gay marriage licensing in wake of Alabama Supreme Court ruling s.al.com/6HZO5hb via @aldotcom

Mar 03, 2015

Where's the gun? Death row inmate's fate may rest on the answer s.al.com/YuJCxBM via @aldotcom

Mar 02, 2015

Prostitute sentenced for stabbing death of man who ran sex-trade out of East Birmingham house s.al.com/AK5mcVE via @aldotcom

Mar 02, 2015

Grand jury to review case against 21-year-old man in death of toddler s.al.com/mVJX4Fj via @aldotcom

Mar 02, 2015

RT @bhambizjrnl: Two #Birmingham law firms with a historic connection are joining forces @BhamBizME. bizj.us/1ddhah

Mar 01, 2015

RT @AstroSamantha: "Of all the souls I have encountered.. his was the most human." Thx @TheRealNimoy for bringing Spock to life for us. pic.twitter.com/mE12wLQKrU

Feb 27, 2015

Homewood man agrees to keep silent, for now, about Mississippi power plant project s.al.com/k8FI8ra via @aldotcom

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