Tom Parker

Alabama Appeals Court Justices Sworn In

Tom Parker is now Chief Justice

Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker is sworn in by Alabama Speaker of the House Mac Mcutcheon at the RSA Activity Center.   The new Chief Justice promised to make funding for the courts his number on priority. That’s the same problem previous Chief Justices have tried to solve, without success. The courts have laid off personnel in recent years because…

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Race

Democratic Nominee well ahead of Republican Nominee

    AP-AL–Chief Justice Race Vance out-raising Parker in race for chief justice MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – In the race for Alabama chief justice, Democratic nominee Bob Vance is attracting more donors than Republican Tom Parker. Campaign finance reports filed recently show that Vance raised $200,000 for his campaign last month. Parker reported raising less than $4,000. Vance has an…

Suit Settled over Ala. Supreme Court Justice’s Comments

State will pay Justice Tom Parker's lawyers 100k

AP-AL–Supreme Court-Parker Settlement State to pay justice’s attorney fees in free-speech dispute MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama agency that investigates judicial ethics complaints has agreed to pay $100,000 in legal fees for lawyers representing Associate Justice Tom Parker in a free-speech dispute. Parker’s attorneys with the Florida-based Liberty Counsel on Thursday released details of an agreement between them and…