Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Study: Alabama Supreme Court wrote opinions in favor of defendants 72% of the time
A new study discussed in an article in the Huntsville Times (via How Appealing) reveals that over the
last 10 years, the written opinions of the Supreme Court of Alabama overturned jury decisions that had found for plaintiffs 72 percent of the time, while most of the cases in which the plaintiffs' judgments were affirmed were decided without a written opinion.