List of Justices of the Alabama Supreme Court

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Following is a list of justices of the Alabama Supreme Court.[1]

Current Justices[edit]

Justice Year Service Began Law School
Roy S. Moore
2013
University of Alabama School of Law
Alisa Kelli Wise
2011
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Tommy Bryan
2013
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
Lyn Stuart
2001
University of Alabama School of Law
James Allen Main
2011
University of Alabama School of Law
Michael F. Bolin
2005
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
Tom Parker
2005
Vanderbilt University School of Law
Glenn Murdock
2005
University of Virginia School of Law
Greg Shaw
2009
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

Chief Justices[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Malone, Charles R.Charles R. Malone 2011 2013[2]
Cobb , Sue BellSue Bell Cobb 2007 2011
Nabers , DraytonDrayton Nabers 2004 2007[3]
Moore , Roy S.Roy S. Moore 2001
2013
2003
present[4]
Hooper, Sr. , Perry O.Perry O. Hooper, Sr. 1995 2001
Hornsby , Ernest C.Ernest C. Hornsby 1989 1995
Torbert, Jr. , Clement ClayClement Clay Torbert, Jr. 1977 1989
Heflin , Howell T.Howell T. Heflin 1971 1977
Livingston , J. EdJ. Ed Livingston 1951 1971
Gardner , Lucien D.Lucien D. Gardner 1940 1951
Anderson , John C.John C. Anderson 1914 1940
Dowdell , James R.James R. Dowdell 1909 1914
Weakley , Samuel D.Samuel D. Weakley 1906 1906
Tyson , John R.John R. Tyson 1906 1909
McClellan , Thomas N.Thomas N. McClellan 1894 1906
Stone , George W.George W. Stone 1884 1894
Brickell , Robert C.Robert C. Brickell 1874 1884
Peters , Thomas M.Thomas M. Peters 1873 1874
Peck , E. WoolseyE. Woolsey Peck 1868 1873
Walker , Abram JosephAbram Joseph Walker 1859 1868
Goldthwaite , GeorgeGeorge Goldthwaite 1856 1856
Rice , Samuel F.Samuel F. Rice 1856 1859
Chilton , William ParishWilliam Parish Chilton 1852 1856
Dargan , Edmund StrotherEdmund Strother Dargan 1849 1852
Hopkins , Arthur F.Arthur F. Hopkins 1837 1837
Collier , Henry W.Henry W. Collier 1837 1849
Hitchcock , HenryHenry Hitchcock 1836 1837
Saffold , ReubenReuben Saffold 1834 1836
Lipscomb , Abner SmithAbner Smith Lipscomb 1823 1834
Clay , Clement ComerClement Comer Clay 1820 1823

Associate Justices[edit]

Judge Began active
service
Ended active
service
Webb, Henry Y.Henry Y. Webb 1820 1823
Weakley, S. D.S. D. Weakley 1906 1907
Walker, Richard WildeRichard Wilde Walker 1856 1866
Walker, Jr., Richard WildeRichard Wilde Walker, Jr. 1891 1892
Walker, Abram JosephAbram Joseph Walker 1856
1863
1859
1868
Tyson, John R.John R. Tyson 1898 1906
Thornton, Harry I.Harry I. Thornton 1834 1836
Thorington, W. S.W. S. Thorington 1892 1892
Thomas, William H.William H. Thomas 1914 1945
Taylor, John M.John M. Taylor 1825 1834
Stone, George W.George W. Stone 1856
1876
1864
1884
Steagal III, Henry B.Henry B. Steagal III 1986 ?
Stakely, Davis F.Davis F. Stakely 1943 1962
Spann, Norman T.Norman T. Spann 1956 1957
Somerville, Henderson M.Henderson M. Somerville 1880 1890
Simpson, R. T.R. T. Simpson 1904 1912
Simpson, Jr., Robert TennentRobert Tennent Simpson, Jr. 1944 1972
Shores, Janie L.Janie L. Shores 1975 ?
Sharpe, Henry A.Henry A. Sharpe 1898 1906
Sayre, Anthony D.Anthony D. Sayre 1909 1931
Saffold, Benjamin F.Benjamin F. Saffold 1868 1874
Rice, Samuel F.Samuel F. Rice 1853 1856
Phelan, John D.John D. Phelan 1851 1854
Peters, Thomas M.Thomas M. Peters 1868 1873
Perry, Sion L.Sion L. Perry 1828 1831
Ormond, John J.John J. Ormond 1837 1847
Miller, B. M.B. M. Miller 1920 1927
Merrill, Pelham J.Pelham J. Merrill 1953 1976
McClellan, Thomas C.Thomas C. McClellan 1906 1923
McClellan, Thomas N.Thomas N. McClellan 1889 1898
McCall, Jr., Daniel T.Daniel T. McCall, Jr. 1969 1975
Mayfield, James J.James J. Mayfield 1954 1956
Mayfield, J. J.J. J. Mayfield 1908 1920
Manning, Amos R.Amos R. Manning 1874 1880
Maddox, Alva HughAlva Hugh Maddox 1969 ?
Livingston, J. EdJ. Ed Livingston 1940 1951
Lipscomb, Abner SmithAbner Smith Lipscomb 1820 1823
Ligon, David P.David P. Ligon 1851 1854
Lawson, Thomas S.Thomas S. Lawson 1942 1972
Kohn, John B.John B. Kohn 1968 1968
Knight, Thomas E.Thomas E. Knight 1931 1942
Judge, Thomas J.Thomas J. Judge 1863
1874
1867
1876
Jones, Richard L.Richard L. Jones 1973 1991
Ingram, Kenneth F.Kenneth F. Ingram 1991 ?
Houston, Jr., J. GormanJ. Gorman Houston, Jr. 1985 2005
Hopkins, Arthur F.Arthur F. Hopkins 1836 1837
Head, J. B.J. B. Head 1892 1898
Harwood, Robert B.Robert B. Harwood 1962 1975
deGraffenried, EdwardEdward deGraffenried 1912 1914
Goodwyn, John L.John L. Goodwyn 1951 1968
Gardner, Lucien D.Lucien D. Gardner 1914 1940
Foster, Arthur B.Arthur B. Foster 1928 1953
Faulkner, James H.James H. Faulkner 1973 1986
Evans, A. A.A. A. Evans 1909 1910
Embry, T. EricT. Eric Embry 1975 1985
Dowdell, James R.James R. Dowdell 1898 1909
Denson, N. D.N. D. Denson 1904 1909
Dargan, Edward S.Edward S. Dargan 1847 1849
Collier, Henry W.Henry W. Collier 1828
1836
1831
1837
Coleman, James S.James S. Coleman 1957 1975
Coleman, Thomas W.Thomas W. Coleman 1890 1898
Clayton, Preston C.Preston C. Clayton 1953 1954
Clay, Clement ComerClement Comer Clay 1843 1843
Chilton, William ParishWilliam Parish Chilton 1847 1852
Byrd, William M.William M. Byrd 1863 1867
Brown, Joel B.Joel B. Brown 1920
1927
1921
1953
Brickell, Robert C.Robert C. Brickell 1873 1874
Bloodworth, James N.James N. Bloodworth 1968 1980
Beatty, Samuel A.Samuel A. Beatty 1976 1989
Anderson, John C.John C. Anderson 1904 1914
Almon, Reneau P.Reneau P. Almon 1975 ?
Adams, Jr., Oscar W.Oscar W. Adams, Jr. 1980 ?
Ellis, RichardRichard Ellis 1820 1831
Saffold, ReubenReuben Saffold 1820 1834
Crenshaw, AndersonAnderson Crenshaw 1821 1831
Gayle, JohnJohn Gayle 1823 1828
Minor, HenryHenry Minor 1823 1831
White, JohnJohn White 1825 1831
Hitchcock, HenryHenry Hitchcock 1834 1836
Goldthwaite, HenryHenry Goldthwaite 1837 1847
Parsons, SilasSilas Parsons 1849 1851
Goldthwaite, GeorgeGeorge Goldthwaite 1851 1856
Coleman, DanielDaniel Coleman 1851 1898
Gibbons, LymanLyman Gibbons 1852 1854
Clopton, DavidDavid Clopton 1884 1892
Haralson, JonathanJonathan Haralson 1882 1906
Somerville (I), OrmondOrmond Somerville (I) 1910 1928
Bouldin, VirgilVirgil Bouldin 1923 1944
Somerville (II), OrmondOrmond Somerville (II) 1972 1972
Kennedy, MarkMark Kennedy 1989 ?
Cook, RalphRalph Cook 1993 ?
See, HaroldHarold See 1997 2008
Brown, JeanJean Brown 1999 2005
Smith, Patricia M.Patricia M. Smith 2005 2011
Lyons, ChampChamp Lyons 1998 2011
Harwood, Jr, R. BernardR. Bernard Harwood, Jr 2001 2007
Butts, Terry L.Terry L. Butts 1994 1998

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A history of the Alabama Judicial System". Alabama Unified Judicial System. State of Alabama. Retrieved February 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ Governor Roberty Bentley appointed Malone on August 1, 2011 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Justice Cobb, defeated for re-nomination 2012
  3. ^ Governor Bob Riley appointed Nabers Chief Justice on June 22, 2004 to fill Roy Moore's unexpired term.
  4. ^ Moore was removed from office on November 13, 2003, and Justice J. Gorman Houston became Acting Chief Justice, Moore was re-elected to the Court in 2012.

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