Nabers named Alabama's chief justice

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- Alabama Gov. Bob Riley named state Finance Director Drayton Nabers Jr., Tuesday as the replacement for ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.

Ten Commandments back in courthouse

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Five months after the Ten Commandments were forcibly removed from the courthouse in Montgomery, Ala., they are back. This time, though, they are part of an exhibition of historical documents.

Alabama's top judge faces a trial

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Alabama's chief justice faced a special judicial court Wednesday on charges that could lead to his removal from the bench.

Alabama Judge suspended

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended for defying a federal court order to move a Ten Commandments monument from the state Supreme Court building.

Judge won't remove commandments monument

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Alabama's chief justice is ignoring a federal order Friday to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments from the state courthouse.

Conflict continues over religious monument

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Eight associate justices of the Alabama Supreme Court overruled Chief Justice Roy Moore Thursday, ordering removal of a controversial religious monument.

Judge refuses to remove monument

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore said Tuesday he will not move a 5,300-pound granite Ten Commandments monument he installed in the state's judicial building in J

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Judge orders commandments monument removed

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Montgomery ruled Monday that a 2 1/2-ton granite Ten Commandments monument must be removed from the lobby of Alabama's judicial building.

Judge orders Ten Commandments monument out

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that a 2 1/2-ton granite Ten Commandments monument must be removed from Alabama's judicial building. The monument was installed by

Ten Commandments trial opens in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Trial began in a federal court Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging a 2-ton granite Ten Commandments monument placed in Alabama's Judicial Building last year by Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Moore's attorney said in an opening statement the l
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MOP2003091801 - MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug 18 -- Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the crowd gathered in front of the Alabama State Capitol building on Aug.16, 2003. Moore placed a sculpture of the Ten Commandments in the State Judicial Building and has refused to move it despite a federal court order. rlw/ma/Morris Abernathy UPI
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