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Abner Smith Lipscomb (February 10, 1789, in Abbeville District, South Carolina – December 8, 1856, in Austin, Texas) was an American and Texan lawyer and judge.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals is one of two appellate courts in the Alabama judicial system.
The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals is one of two appellate courts in the Alabama judicial system.
Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building, commonly called the Alabama Judicial Building, is a state government building in Montgomery, Alabama.
The Alabama Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of Alabama.
The Alabama Public Service Commission, commonly called the PSC, was established by an act of the Alabama Legislature in 1915 to primarily replace the State Railroad Commission.
The Alabama State Capitol, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the First Confederate Capitol, is the state capitol building for Alabama.
Alisa Kelli Wise (born 1962) is a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who was elected in 2010.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Arthur Francis Hopkins (October 18, 1794 – November 10, 1865) was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama from 1836 to 1837.
Associate Justice or Associate Judge is the title for a member of a judicial panel who is not the Chief Justice in some jurisdictions.
The Attorney General of Alabama is an elected, constitutional officer of the State of Alabama.
Robert Renfroe Riley (born October 3, 1944) is an American politician and a member of the Republican Party who served as the 52nd Governor of Alabama from 2003 to 2011.
Brady Eutaw Mendheim Jr. is an American lawyer and judge, who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama.
Clement Clay "Bo" Torbert Jr. (August 31, 1929 – June 2, 2018) was an American jurist.
Cahaba, also spelled Cahawba, was the first permanent state capital of Alabama from 1820 to 1825, and the county seat of Dallas County, Alabama until 1866.
The Chief Justice is the presiding member of a supreme court in any of many countries with a justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Singapore, the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong, the Supreme Court of Japan, the Supreme Court of India, the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the Supreme Court of Nepal, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Supreme Court of Ireland, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of the United States, and provincial or state supreme courts.
Circuit courts are court systems in several common law jurisdictions.
Clement Claiborne Clay (December 13, 1816 – January 3, 1882), also known as C. C. Clay, Jr., was a United States Senator (Democrat) from the state of Alabama from 1853 to 1861, and a Confederate States Senator from Alabama from 1862 to 1864.
Clement Comer Clay (December 17, 1789 – September 6, 1866) was the eighth Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1835 to 1837.
The Constitution of the State of Alabama is the basic governing document of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Courts of Alabama include:;State courts of Alabama.
Cumberland School of Law is an ABA accredited law school at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
Drayton Nabers Jr. (born December 2, 1940) is an American lawyer and former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court.
Elisha Wolsey Peck (1799-1888) was the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1869–1873 and the president of the 1867 Alabama State Constitutional Convention.
Edmund Strother Dargan (April 15, 1805 – November 22, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama, and then a representative to the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.
Ernest C. Hornsby also known as Sonny Hornsby (born October 8, 1936) was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama from 1989 to 1995.
Forrest Hood James Jr. (born September 15, 1934) is an American politician, and civil engineer.
George Goldthwaite (December 10, 1809March 16, 1879) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Greg Shaw (born 1957) is a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who was elected in 2008 and took office in 2009.
Henry Hitchcock (September 11, 1792 – August 11, 1839) was the first Attorney General of Alabama, having been elected by the Alabama General Assembly in December 1819 in its initial session.
Henry Watkins Collier (January 17, 1801 – August 28, 1855 in Bailey Springs, Alabama) was the 14th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1849 to 1853.
Howell Thomas Heflin (June 19, 1921 – March 29, 2005) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the United States Senate, representing Alabama (1979–97).
James Allen Main is a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who was appointed in 2011 and elected in 2012.
Major General James Everett Livingston (born January 12, 1940) is a retired United States Marine Corps major general.
James Render Dowdell (April 2, 1847 – June 21, 1921) was an American jurist and the 20th Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1909 to 1914.
Janie Ledlow Shores (April 30, 1932 – August 9, 2017) was a judge on the Supreme Court of Alabama who was the first woman to ever serve on that court.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III (born December 24, 1946) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 84th and current Attorney General of the United States since 2017.
John C. Anderson was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
John Russell Tyson (November 28, 1856 – March 27, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.
The Governor of Alabama is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Lucien Dunbidden Gardner (1876-1952) was a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1914 to 1951.
Lyn Stuart (born c. 1955) is an American jurist.
Michael F. Bolin (born 1948) is a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, was born in Jefferson County, Alabama, He was elected to the court in the state's partisan elections in 2004 and is one of nine Republicans on the nine member court.
Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Oscar William Adams, Jr. (February 7, 1925 – February 15, 1997) was the first African-American Alabama Supreme Court justice and the first African American elected to statewide office in Alabama (including the Reconstruction era).
Perry Oliver Hooper Sr. (April 8, 1925 – April 24, 2016) was an American jurist who served as the twenty-seventh Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court from 1995 to 2001.
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Roy Stewart Moore (born February 11, 1947) is an American politician and jurist who served as the 27th and 31st Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama.
Samuel Farrow Rice (June 2, 1816 - January 3, 1890) was an American jurist and politician.
The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry (the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction in the United States often omits the and, while the English Constitution in the United Kingdom omits the Scottish), commonly known as simply the Scottish Rite (or, in England and Australia, as the Rose Croix although this is only one of its degrees), is one of several Rites of Freemasonry.
The Great Seal of the State of Alabama is the state seal of the U.S. state of Alabama.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, also known as FaulknerLaw, Jones Law, JLS or JSL, is one of the professional graduate schools of Faulkner University, located in Montgomery, Alabama.
Thomas Minott Peters (December 4, 1810 – June 14, 1888) was an American lawyer and botanist who studied the flora of the Southern United States.
Tom Parker (born August 19, 1951) is an associate justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2010.
Tommy Elias Bryan is a justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who was appointed in 2013.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United States Attorney General (A.G.) is the head of the United States Department of Justice per, concerned with all legal affairs, and is the chief lawyer of the United States government.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of Alabama School of Law (also known as Alabama Law) located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is a nationally ranked top-tier law school (First Tier) and the only public law school in the state.
The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law or UVA Law) was founded in Charlottesville in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson as one of the original subjects taught at his "academical village," the University of Virginia.
Vanderbilt University Law School (also known as Vanderbilt Law School or VLS) is a graduate school of Vanderbilt University.
William B. Sellers (born 1963) is an American lawyer and judge, who serves as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama.
William Parish Chilton (August 10, 1810 – January 20, 1871) was an American politician who served as a Deputy from Alabama to the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1862.
William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781July 10, 1820) was a United States Senator from Georgia and the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama.
WTVY is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Dothan, Alabama, United States and serving the Wiregrass Region of southeastern Alabama.