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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

Federal judge again rules man competent to stand trial in 2007 Bessemer bank robbery and teller deaths

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A man charged in the 2007 shooting deaths of two tellers during a Bessemer bank robbery is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. The trial of William Merriweather Jr., who could face the death penalty if convicted, has been delayed more than seven years as he was evaluated by federal prison doctors and his defense attorneys argued he was incompetent to stand trial.

Appeals court: Jefferson County judge should not have granted child visitation rights to woman's former same-sex partner

al.com — In its ruling the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals said that Jefferson County District Court Judge Raymond P. Chambliss erred in granting the visitation rights based on a Georgia court ruling that approved the woman's adoption of the children four years before the couple separated.

Hoover police officer's lawsuit against man who won settlement in police beating case still pending

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Birmingham man who received $1,000 in a lawsuit settlement following his videotaped police beating could lose that and more. A Hoover police officer run over by Anthony Warren filed suit in 2009, and now that Warren's federal lawsuit against the City of Birmingham is over, the officers' lawsuit can proceed.

Birmingham man convicted of manslaughter in woman's 2012 shooting death

al.com — A jury found Walter Wallace, 40, guilty of manslaughter following a three-day trial before Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Laura Petro. Wallace had been charged with murder but the jury came back with a guilty verdict on the lesser charge of manslaughter after deliberating Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.

Judge tosses Birmingham man's penis amputation lawsuit for a second time

al.com — Jefferson County Circuit Judge Jim Hughey on Wednesday afternoon issued a ruling granting a dismissal of the lawsuit at the request of the hospital, the Urology Centers of Alabama, the Simon-Williamson Clinic and three doctors. The judge, however, left open the possibility that the lawsuit could be filed a third time.

Jefferson County Circuit Judge Place 3: Election pits incumbent Bill Cole against Martin Weinberg

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A political newcomer is challenging a veteran judge in the race Nov. 4 general election for Jefferson County Circuit Court Place 3. Martin Weinberg, a Democrat who is making his first run for political office, is challenging Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Bill Cole, a Republican.

Jefferson County Circuit Judge Place 10: Election pits Gloria Bahakel against Pat Ballard

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two Birmingham attorneys, one a former criminal circuit court judge, are in the race Nov. 4 general election for Jefferson County Circuit Court Place 10, a civil position. Gloria Bahakel, a Republican who served 12 years as a circuit criminal court judge until she was defeated in 2010, faces Pat Ballard, a Democrat and local attorney specializing in civil court cases.

Jefferson County District Judge Place 2: Election pits Davis Lawley against incumbent Shanta Owens

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Incumbent Jefferson County District Court Judge Shanta Owens will again face Davis Lawley, the man who once held the job, in the race for the Nov. 4 general election for District Court Place 2. Jefferson County District Court Judge Place 2 is a judgeship that primarily handles drug cases in the county.

Jefferson County District Judge Place 1: Election pits Suzanne Childers against incumbent John Amari

al.com — BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Suzanne Childers, a Republican who lost re-election as a circuit judge in the domestic relations division in 2012, will face incumbent Jefferson County District Court Judge John E. Amari, a Democrat, for the Nov. 4 general election for District Judge Place 1.

Trial halted in Ensley Highlands slayings of 5 men; additional mental evaluation ordered for Rashad Stoves

al.com — Jury selection was halted Tuesday afternoon and the capital murder trial of Rashad Stoves reset for November after prosecutors and defense attorneys agreed more mental evaluations are needed on Stoves related to his competency to stand trial and mental state at the time of the 2012 shooting deaths of five men at a house in Ensley Highlands.
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Oct 24, 2014

Birmingham man convicted of manslaughter in woman's 2012 shooting death s.al.com/GT0rP3H via @aldotcom

Oct 24, 2014

Hoover police officer's lawsuit against man who won settlement in police beating case still pending s.al.com/QsoE9LF via @aldotcom

Oct 24, 2014

Appeals ct: JeffCo judge wrong to grant child visitation rights to woman's former same-sex partner s.al.com/oAORrSK via @aldotcom

Oct 23, 2014

J. Richmond Pearson, former judge, legislator and Birmingham fixture, dies s.al.com/M2oZjFe via @aldotcom

Oct 23, 2014

@regicool2004 2 officers charged but found not guilty of by a jury a few years ago and rehired... civil lawsuit was just settled

Oct 22, 2014

Judge tosses Birmingham man's penis amputation lawsuit for a second time s.al.com/4UQEbec via @aldotcom

Oct 22, 2014

RT @kelseymstein: Birmingham man convicted in large-scale cocaine trafficking conspiracy gets 23-year prison sentence: ow.ly/DbR8L

Oct 22, 2014

Jefferson County District Judge Place 2: Election pits Davis Lawley against incumbent Shanta Owens s.al.com/KJqzA1g via @aldotcom

Oct 22, 2014

Jefferson County Circuit Judge Place 10: Election pits Gloria Bahakel against Pat Ballard s.al.com/OxJfJ8V via @aldotcom

Oct 22, 2014

RT @LaylaKiffin: Looks like our fan club is excited for our return to Knoxville.

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