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My Cases: Misc. Civil Rights Cases

Thomas v. Alabama, 448 US 903 (1980) -- death penalty challenge

Parker v. Downing, 547 So.2d 1180, 55 Ed. Law Rep. 1240 (Ala Civ App 1988), cert, den. 547 So.2d 1185 -- appeal relating to application of Batson v. Kentucky to civil trials and attorneys fees in civil rights action tried in state court

Lynch v. Baxley, 386 F.Supp. 378 (M.D. Ala. 1974) (three judge court) -- declared Alabama civil commitment statutes unconstitutional

Moore v. Hinton, 513 F.2d 781 (5th Cir. 1975) -- challenge of failure to inform uncounseled defendant that driver's license would be revoked upon conviction of driving while intoxicated

Slay v. State of Alabama, 636 F.2d 1045 (5th Cir B 1981) -- appointed by court to represent prisoner on appeal from improper summary judgment in civil rights case against sheriff and jailer

Still v. Personnel Board of Jefferson County, 406 So.2d 860 (Ala 1981), cert. denied 455 US 1020 (1982) -- Alabama courts are not required to grant attorneys fees when federal civil rights claim is alleged but not reached by court in making its decision

Seritt v. State of Alabama, 731 F.2d 728 (11th Cir. 1984), cert. denied 469 US 1062 (1984) -- unsuccessful habeas corpus challenge to Alabama's habitual offender laws


This entry was posted by Edward at 8:15 PM, 17 September 2006 | Categories: Case list , Constitutional law


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