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  1. Lami v. State (1965)

    Alice Ashley, the prosecuting witness, testified as follows: On the evening of October 13, 1963, the witness was walking to church when the appellant and a lady (identified as the defendant's wife) drove up in a car and asked her for directions to Georgia Avenue. She gave them directions and continued on to church. She left church about 8:30 P. M. and walked to a bus stop. The appellant and his wife drove up to the bus stop and offered to take the witness home if she would direct them to [...]

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  2. Clayton v. State (1969)

    Tendencies of the State's evidence were that Clayton was a passenger in an automobile which drove up to Summerlin's house. Summerlin testified that (R. 7) "about 5:30 in the evening a car pulled up and blowed the horn." Going outside, Summerlin was confronted by Clayton who got out of the car with a rifle which he pointed at Summerlin. While Summerlin attempted to push the gun away, the rifle fired and a shot hit Summerlin in the kneecap.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  3. Harris v. State (1968)

    The State's proof tended thus: December 6, 1966, Harris and others drove up to a store in Eufaula. Harris and Bowman walked in and after picking out some merchandise pulled a pistol on the clerk in charge, Gerald Bennett, and ordered him into a cooler. The cash register was left open.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  4. Woodard v. State (1965)

    Thereupon, no appeal having been noted, Woodard was taken from the Dale County jail to a place of detention within the penitentiary system to endure the punishment prescribed on his plea of guilty, viz., three consecutive terms of two years each. Code 1940, T. 45, § 32, as amended.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  5. Schenher v. State (1956)

    The indictment, omitting the formal parts, charged that appellant "unlawfully did possess, sell, furnish or give away codeine, a narcotic drug, contrary to law and against the peace and dignity of the State of Alabama." The case was tried by the court without the intervention of a jury. Defendant was found guilty of the "offense of possession of narcotics as charged in the indictment," and was sentenced to imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of two years.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  6. Fuller v. State (1966)

    Appellant was jointly indicted in three counts with two co-defendants for the robbery of Mrs. B. B. Anderson, 2379 Federal Drive, Montgomery, Alabama. Count No. 1 of the indictment charged that appellant robbed Mrs. Anderson of two ladies blouses of the value of $4.00 each; Count No. 2, that the defendants robbed Mrs. Anderson of one 1959 Ford automobile of the value of $900.00; and Count No. 3, that the property which was the subject matter of the robbery was one key ring containing three keys [...]

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  7. Fiorella v. State (1960)

    "And on this the 16th day of April, 1959, the Court having heard the testimony in this case, and upon it being shown to the Court that the defendant has violated the terms of his probation, it is ordered by the Court that said probation be and the same is hereby revoked and his sentence put into effect."[1]

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  8. Beddow v. State (1956)

    This is a companion case to that of Hunter v. State, Ala.App., 83 So.2d 737, and the facts stated in the Hunter case can be adopted herein with three exceptions, viz. first, the testimony of Hunter as set forth in 83 So.2d at page 738, supra, was not in Beddow's case, second, Beddow, having pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity, brought in proof from which the jury might have found him not guilty on the latter plea, and, third, the testimony of Lt. Lance, 83 So.2d at page 742, [...]

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  9. Padgett v. State (1969)

    Willie Peoples testified that he was working at City Tire Company on March 15. He saw Padgett driving a 1965 Ford station wagon down the driveway between City Tire Company and Danley Furniture Company, park on the Danley side and went into the lower warehouse of City Tire Company.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  10. Bank of Loretto v. Bobo (1953)

    The complaint as amended was in one count and claimed the sum of $770 due from defendant by a check drawn by him on a bank in Florence, Alabama, in favor of the plaintiff on or about January 3, 1950, which was presented and payment refused because of defendant stopping payment on same.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  11. Watkins v. State (1953)

    This appellant was found guilty in the Jackson County Court on an affidavit charging him with reckless driving within twelve months before the making of the affidavit, the offense being charged in the words of the statute. Section 3, Title 36, Code of Alabama 1940.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  12. Beasley v. State (1957)

    Virgil Beasley was, on August 3, 1955, indicted for carnal knowledge, or abuse in attempt thereat, of a female under twelve year of age. His trial September 14, 1955, in the Dale Circuit Court on a plea of not guilty resulted in a verdict of guilty with ten years' imprisonment as punishment. The defendant's motion for a new trial was overruled February 21, 1956, and the appeal was submitted here June 28, 1956.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  13. Wildman v. State (1963)

    Wildman, advised by counsel, agreed in open court that the four cases be tried together. The jury brought in four separate verdicts of guilty and the judge gave judgment and sentence on each verdict separately.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals Docket: Rehearing Denied and Judgment Modified November 5, 1963
  14. Golden v. State (1958)

    Terrell Golden was convicted in the Autauga Circuit Court of involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of his first cousin, Derrell Golden, a boy of 14. His punishment was set at twelve months' hard labor.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  15. Livingston v. State (1968)

    Livingston appeals from a judgment of conviction based on a general verdict of guilt. The indictment was in two counts: one for statutory burglary, second degree; the other for grand larceny.[1]


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals Docket: November 19, 1968
  16. Board of Trustees of University of Ala. v. Harrell (1965)

    The question to be decided is whether the statutory hospital lien, Title 33, Section 83 et seq., 1940 Code, attaches to a judgment for damages recovered under the Homicide Act, Title 7, Section 123, Code. We hold that it does not.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  17. Kennedy v. State (1958)

    Leonard Kennedy was tried to a jury in the Marshall County Circuit Court on a consolidated case involving four distinct charges: (1) possessing prohibited liquors (Code 1940, T. 29, § 98); (2) resisting an officer of the law while acting in the line of duty (Code 1940, T. 14, § 402); (3) leaving the scene of an accident involving the automobile driven by him without stopping to give his name, address, etc. (Act No. 427, approved July 9, 1945, Gen.Laws 1945, p. 670); and (4) driving a motor [...]

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  18. McMurtrey v. State (1954)

    In addition to his regular job the appellant operated a fish bait business in Montgomery. About 6:30 A.M. on 19 September 1953 the deceased, who had been drinking, arrived at the fish bait place. He requested appellant to drive him to a nearby bootlegger's, which appellant did. There they had several drinks and departed with a half pint of liquor which they consumed at appellant's establishment.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  19. Robinson v. State (1969)

    According to the State's evidence one Abb Doner operated a small grocery store in the "Washstand" or "Warriors Stand" community of Macon County, Alabama. On the night of September 8, 1967, he laid a trap for burglars by tying one end of a string to the trigger of a shotgun and the other end to the back door of his store.


    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals
  20. Douglas v. State (1963)

    "Comes the State of Alabama, by its Solicitor, and also comes the Defendant, Jesse Elliott Douglas, in his own proper person and by and with his attorneys, and being duly and legally arraigned in open Court upon the indictment in this cause, for answer to said indictment, pleads and says that he is not guilty in manner and form as charged therein; and issue being joined:

    Court: Alabama Court of Appeals Docket: Rehearing Denied November 12, 1963

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