Amy Bishop

Amy Bishop Trial
8:11 am
Sun February 24, 2013

Suits Against Former UAH Prof Set for 2014

Former UAH professor Amy Bishop faces two lawsuits stemming from the 2010 shooting spree at UAH.
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A judge in Huntsville has scheduled a trial for March 2014 in two lawsuits against former university professor Amy Bishop.

The two suits were filed by victims of a 2010 shooting spree at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Bishop pleaded guilty to capital murder and got a life sentence in her criminal case.


She wanted fact finding in the civil case to stop while she appeals her capital murder case. Madison County Circuit Judge Billy Bell ruled Friday that he wouldn't delay discovery in the civil case, and he scheduled it for trial on March 10, 2014.

Alabama University Shooting
4:32 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Ex-Professor Seeks Delay In Ala. Shooting Lawsuits

Former University of Alabama in Huntsville professor Amy Bishop is asking a Huntsville to delay action in lawsuits against her.
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Former university professor Amy Bishop is asking a judge in Huntsville to delay action in lawsuits against her.


The two suits were filed by victims of a 2010 shooting spree at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Bishop pleaded guilty to the crime.


Bishop maintains that information in the lawsuits could jeopardize her appeal in her criminal case.


A court had stopped action in the lawsuits while Bishop was awaiting trial. Attorneys were allowed to resume gathering evidence when she pleaded guilty to murder.

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Arts & Life
6:25 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Ala. Professor Appealing Life Sentence in Shooting

Ex UAH professor Amy Bishop is appealing her conviction and life sentence for capital murder.
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A former professor who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three colleagues during a staff meeting has been notified by the Alabama Criminal Court of Appeals that her appellant's brief is due by Jan. 28.


WAFF-TV (http://bit.ly/1355jyA ) reports Amy Bishop Anderson, formerly of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, is appealing her conviction and life sentence for capital murder. Bishop fatally shot three colleagues and wounded three others during a biology department staff meeting in February of 2010.

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Alabama University Shooting
5:18 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Bishop Lawyers Get $553K For Work, More Possible

Attorneys receive over half a million dollars for work defending Amy Bishop who pleaded guilty to shooting six of her colleages.
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Court-appointed lawyers who represented Amy Bishop before she pleaded guilty to shooting six colleagues at the University of Alabama in Huntsville are getting more than $550,000 from the state for their work.


Circuit Judge Alan Mann has approved payments for two of the three attorneys who represented Bishop in the 2010 mass shooting.


Mann on Tuesday ordered a payment of $452,681 for Barry Abston. Mann earlier ruled that Roy Miller would get $100,426.

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Politics & Government
3:24 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

No Massachusetts Murder Trial for Amy Bishop

Bishop Sentenced
5:22 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Ex-UAH Professor Sentenced To Life In Prison

Amy Bishop has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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A former University of Alabama in Huntsville professor accused of killing three co-workers and wounding three others has officially been found guilty.

It only took jurors about twenty minutes to make Amy Bishop’s guilty plea official.

In an abbreviated trial, jurors heard evidence of how Bishop opened fire during a faculty meeting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where she killed three co-workers and wounded three others after being denied tenure.

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Bishop Pleads Guilty
5:54 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Ex UAH Prof. Pleads Guilty To Killing Ala. Colleagues

Former UAH professor Amy Bishop pleaded guilty to killing three colleagues and shooting three others.
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A former biology professor accused of pulling a gun from her purse and opening fire at a faculty meeting pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three colleagues and wounding three others at the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2010.

Amy Bishop, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of capital murder involving two or more people and three counts of attempted murder during a hearing in Huntsville. She had earlier pleaded not guilty, and her lawyers said she planned to use an insanity defense.

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