Latest Supreme Court of Alabama News

Alabama court sets Sept 22 execution for 1999 triple killing

Jul. 19, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A mentally disturbed truck driver convicted of killing three men in a workplace shooting rampage more than two decades ago is set to be put to death on Sept. 22, the Alabama Supreme Court said Monday. The clerk's office announced the scheduled execution date...

Roy Moore’s defamation suit against Baron Cohen rejected

Jul. 07, 2022 22:48 PM EDT

An appeals court on Thursday rejected a $95 million defamation lawsuit against Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen filed by former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who said he was tricked into a television appearance that lampooned sexual misconduct accusations against him. The...

State Supreme Court: Greenetrack owes $76 million in taxes

Jul. 01, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Greenetrack owes $76 million in unpaid taxes and interest in a decision that accused the dog track of using charities as a sham for a profitable electronic gambling operation. Justices sided with the state...

Alabama Supreme Court sets execution date for inmate

Jun. 13, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court has set an execution date of July 28 for a man convicted of killing his one-time girlfriend after breaking into her home in Jefferson County almost three decades ago, according to a court order made public Monday. Joe Nathan James...

Roy Moore seeks to revive lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen

Jun. 10, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Roy Moore tried to persuade some skeptical federal appeals judges Friday to revive a $95 million defamation lawsuit that the former Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate brought against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Attorney Larry Klayman complained during...

Offices including secretary of state contested in Alabama

May. 22, 2022 08:55 AM EDT

The campaigns for U.S. Senate and governor have gotten the most attention leading up to Tuesday’s primary in Alabama, but five other statewide races are on the ballot. With multiple candidates in some races, some nominations may not be decided until after runoff elections scheduled for June 21. ...