Attorney General Steve Marshall

Marshall Issues Statement on Birmingham Confederate Monument

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has issued a statement regarding the Confederate monument at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham.  A group attempted to take down the 115-year-old Confederate Soldiers and Sailors monument last night during a protest. The monument is protected by a state law that was passed in 2017 in response to Confederate monuments being removed in other cities….

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Kicks Off In Montgomery

Remembering victims of crimes across the state- The Alabama District Attorney’s Association joined federal and state victim’s rights activists on Monday to kick of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. “It’s an important time for our state and for our nation to recognize and highlight the issues facing victims in our country,” Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said. According to the…

AG Steve Marshall Says the City of Montgomery’s ’10 Persons or Less in Businesses’ is Unenforceable

According to Attorney General Steve Marshall: Attorney General Steve Marshall issued the following statement today based on multiple inquiries received by his office regarding the legality of an order imposed on local businesses by the Mayor of the City of Montgomery: “The City of Montgomery has notified local business owners that ‘any businesses lawfully open to the public must limit…

Judge: State Won’t Be Ordered To Redistrict Before 2020

A federal judge says a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s congressional districts will go forward, but the state can’t be forced to redraw lines before 2020. U.S. District Judge Karon Bowdre issued the decision Wednesday. Eight African-American voters filed the 2018 voting rights lawsuit contending the state illegally packs minority voters into a single congressional district. The lawsuit contends Alabama should have…

Hoover Mall Shooting Victim’s Parents Calling For Release of Officer’s Name

Two weeks after the Attorney General’s office decided not to charge the police officer who shot Hoover Mall shooting victim Emantic “EJ” Bradford, Jr, his parents are asking for the release of the officer’s name. Bradford’s parents stood beside their attorney and members of the ACLU and NAACP to announce they are giving the Attorney General’s office ten days to…

Alabama asks Supreme Court to review abortion ruling

Alabama is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. State lawmakers voted in 2016 to ban the abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation. A federal judge blocked the law as an unconstitutional restriction on abortion access. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office asked the high court Thursday…

Prosecutor Opposes Reduced Bond in Hoover Mall Shooting case

Alabama’s attorney general is opposing a bond reduction request for a man charged in the Thanksgiving night gunfire that led to a fatal police shooting in a shopping mall. Attorney General Steve Marshall’s office writes in a court document that Erron Brown’s bond should remain at $125,000 because he had help fleeing to Georgia after the shooting and has a…

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit by AG Marshall’s Challenger

A Montgomery judge has swiftly dismissed challenger Troy King’s lawsuit against Attorney General Steve Marshall over contributions he received from the Republican Attorneys General Association. Circuit Judge James Anderson on Thursday denied King’s request for a restraining order against Marshall and dismissed the lawsuit. King had argued the contributions violated the state’s ban on transfers between political action committees since…

Troy King Files Ethics Complaint Against Attorney General Steve Marshall

Troy King has filed a complaint with the Alabama Ethics Commission against Attorney General Steve Marshall.  King is running against Marshall in the Republican runoff for Attorney General. The complaint alleges that Marshall and his staff used money from the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) for Marshall’s campaign fund to influence the outcome of the July 17th Republican runoff. The complaint…

Wife of Alabama AG Steve Marshall dies unexpectedly.

Office cites mental health illness.

Expressions of sympathy are coming in after the death of Bridgette Marshall, wife of Attorney General Steve Marshall.  Marshall’s office says she died this morning ” after a long struggle with mental illness”, but does not specify a cause of death. Marshall is running for the GOP nomination as Attorney General and is in a runoff election on July 17…