Alabama Law Weekly
When Alabama attorneys need fast and accurate information on Alabama court opinions affecting their cases, they rely on Alabama Law Weekly. It's the one research tool that lets you constantly work faster, more efficiently, and with better information.
Get all your case updates from one convenient place
Each week, Alabama Law Weekly delivers to you fast-read, definitive summaries of every Supreme Court and appellate court opinion, giving you fast, easy access to all decisions affecting your practice. Our expert legal staff distills the information for you, so you save time and avoid the risk of error or oversight.
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Alabama Law Weekly lets you instantly zero in on decisions pertinent to your cases. That's because ALW gives you not only summaries of all opinions, but also concise one-sentence "summaries within the summary" for the most significant cases in each issue. If this one-sentence summary does not affect your current caseload, you can quickly move on. With ALW you work faster, more confidently, and more efficiently.
Stay confidently up to date
Best of all, this vital information arrives at your office every single week, so you stay on top of every development and decision that affects your pending legal issues. Each week, our expert staff gives you summaries of the most recent decisions rendered by the:
- Alabama Supreme Court
- Court of Civil Appeals
- Court of Criminal Appeals
Plus, receive bonus summaries
When the state legislature is in session, you receive summaries of all new legislative acts that might affect your practice. You also get summaries of selected opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - both published and unpublished -- and state and federal trial courts.
Get your information even faster with e-mail service
As a subscriber, you're eligible to receive ALW each week by e-mail, at no additional cost.
Get full text through our case copy service
We'll mail or fax you a copy of the complete opinion or legislative act you request for just 75 cents a page -- as quickly as you need it. You may e-mail your order to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reference and cross-reference in the cumulative quarterly index
You'll receive the only index that categorizes cases by subject matter, gives subsequent case history, and lists So2d cites.
And coupled with AlaLaws.com, it gives you a powerful research tool to help you find Alabama cases for just pennies a day. The newsletter's quick summaries keep you abreast of cases as they come down each week.
Alabama Law Weekly highlights:
- Summaries of all Supreme Court, Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals delivered weekly
- Low subscription rate for firms and sole practitioners
- Searchable summaries AND opinion full text
- 24/7 database access from 1997 to current cases
- Newsletter archives
- Cumulative index
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Hogan, Smith, & Alspaugh, P.C.
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Beasely, Wilson, Allen, Main & Crow, P.C.
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Sadler, Sullivan, Sharp, Fishburn & Van Tassel, P.C.
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Richard F. Pate & Associates, P.C.
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10th Judicial Court
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The Evans Law Firm