Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore http://apr.org en Ala. Courts Facing Layoffs Without Extra Money http://apr.org/post/ala-courts-facing-layoffs-without-extra-money <p></p><p></p><p>Alabama's chief justice expects to lay off 150 employees after the state's new fiscal year starts Oct. 1 unless the court system gets more money than the Legislature appropriated.</p><p>Chief Justice Roy Moore says he's grateful that the General Fund signed by the governor on Monday increases the court system's appropriation by $5.6 million to $108 million for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1.</p><p>But he says that is $8.5 million short of what's needed to maintain the current staff.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 00:07:17 +0000 The Associated Press 30847 at http://apr.org Ala. Courts Facing Layoffs Without Extra Money Ala. Chief Justice to Address Rotary Club Monday http://apr.org/post/ala-chief-justice-address-rotary-club-monday <P>Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is to speak to the Montgomery Rotary Club about the state of the Alabama Judiciary.</P> <DIV> <P>Moore is scheduled to address the Rotarians at noon Monday at the RSA Activity Center at 201 Dexter Ave. in Montgomery. He will also address budget matters that affect the judiciary and are currently being discussed in the Legislature.</P> <P>As chief justice Moore is also the head of the court system in Alabama.</P></DIV> <P>Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.</P> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:44:55 +0000 The Associated Press 26893 at http://apr.org Ala. Chief Justice to Address Rotary Club Monday Roy Moore to be Sworn-In as Alabama Chief Justice http://apr.org/post/roy-moore-be-sworn-alabama-chief-justice <DIV> <P>Roy Moore is to take the oath of office as Alabama's Supreme Court Chief Justice.</P> <P>Investiture ceremony for Moore and for Supreme Court Justice-elect Tommy Bryan will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Supreme Court courtroom in the Alabama Judicial Building.</P> <P>Moore served as chief justice from 2001 to 2003, but was removed from office for refusing to obey a federal judge's order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the judicial building.</P> <P>In all, 11 appellate court justices including five Supreme Court justices will take office on Jan. 14. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:22:01 +0000 The Associated Press 23078 at http://apr.org Roy Moore to be Sworn-In as Alabama Chief Justice