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Criminal-funded Courts: Ethical or Not?

By: Laura Yetter Member, American Journal of Trial Advocacy Throughout the United States, many State and local governments struggle with limited budgets. As a result, some localities turn to their criminal courts as a key source of revenue; funding various State and local operations with fines and fees collected from criminal…

Will Alabama’s Second Grandparent Visitation Law Survive a Constitutional Attack?

Written by: Brittany Mercer Member, The American Journal of Trial Advocacy Grandparents. For most, the noun brings fond childhood memories of time well spent filled with laughter and love. This loving relationship between grandparent and grandchild generally stems from a healthy relationship between the parent and grandparent. What happens when this…