US Supreme Court and federal appeals court refuse to stay Alabama nitrogen hypoxia execution – JURIST

The US Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Wednesday refused Kenneth Smith’s application for a stay of his execution by nitrogen hypoxia.   Kenneth Smith will be executed by use... Read more »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges Alabama to halt upcoming execution by nitrogen hypoxia – JURIST

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, called on Alabama state authorities Tuesday to cancel the execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which is scheduled to take place next week by... Read more »
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US federal judge allows Alabama to execute prisoner by nitrogen gas – JURIST

A federal judge in Alabama ruled on Wednesday that the state can proceed to use nitrogen gas in the execution of Kenneth Smith. Smith has been on death row since he was... Read more »

US judge declines to pause challenge to Alabama law criminalizing gender-affirming care for minors – JURIST

A federal judge in Alabama declined on Tuesday to stay a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act (VCCPA). US District Judge Liles Burke rejected a request from the US... Read more »

Alabama to Exempt Overtime Compensation From State Income Tax, Starting January 1, 2024

On November 9, 2023, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law a bill that beginning on January 1, 2024, will make compensation received by full-time hourly wage-paid employees for overtime work performed... Read more »

This Biglaw Firm Has You Covered From Alabama To Wyoming

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Which law firm was the first to have offices in all 50 states? Hint: The Am Law 100 firm opened... Read more »

Court Rejects Alabama Request To Pretty Please Let It Keep Using Racial Gerrymanders Forever

What’s worse than a pissed off federal judge? A panel of three pissed off federal judges What’s worse than that? A pissed off panel backed up by a Supreme Court decision. “It... Read more »

Judge panel tosses out Alabama congressional map again – JURIST

A US District Court Northern District of Alabama three judge panel Tuesday tossed out the Alabama legislature’s proposed congressional map, holding that the current map is still racially gerrymandered and likely violates... Read more »

Alabama AG argues state can prosecute people who help others obtain abortion care – JURIST

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall filed a motion Monday arguing that the state can prosecute those who assist people with accessing out-of-state abortion care. In doing so, he asked the court to... Read more »
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