News: Things To Know

View the Sept. Issue of The Alabama Lawyer Online

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If you haven’t seen the September issue of The Alabama Lawyer, featuring Alabama State Bar President Christy Crow, you can read a digital version here!

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Changes to Rules of Appellate Procedure Take Effect Oct. 1

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Starting Oct. 1, 2019, several amendments to the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure take effect. A summary of the more notable changes are as follows: Rules 3(a), (d), and (e) were amended…

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Solo + Small Firm Section Formed

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The Board of Bar Commissioners has approved the recommendation of the Solo & Small Firm Practice Task force for the formation of a Solo & Small Firm Section of the Alabama State…

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Judicial Inquiry Advisory Opinions on Casemaker

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The advisory opinions issued by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission are now available through Casemaker (log-in required), the Alabama State Bar’s free legal research service. Alabama lawyers can browse the opinions by…

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Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee – Updated Instruction for Aggravating Factors

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Download updated instruction PDF above. Originally posted here.

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State of Alabama Standards of Practice for Attorneys Representing Parents in Dependency and Termination-of-Parental-Rights Cases

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The Alabama Parents’ Attorney Standards Subcommittee, chaired by John Bodie of Trussville, has discussed the adoption of standards for representing parents in dependency and termination-of-parental-rights (TPR) cases in Alabama. A copy of…

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Stress Survey

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The Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program is pleased to support the efforts of Pamela Pierson, Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law. She and her colleagues have developed a…

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