Daily Archives: July 24, 2007

Bad lawyer! Bad!

Employee punished for buying alcohol in city car- al.com

Apparently, there’s a rule against carrying alcohol in Birmingham city-owned vehicles, even when they’re being used for private purposes. Apparently, an assistant city attorney was driving, probably driving home, in a city-owned car. Some city attorneys do this. And he stopped by a (state-owned) liquor store to pick up some booze. This offended a local busybody, who called a professional local busybody who has a radio show and is very proud of himself.

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Awkward!

Assistant DA resigns after shoplifting arrest- al.com

A Shelby County ADA had to resign after stealing $70 worth of energy bars from a Wal-Mart. “Troy King” has been asked to appoint a special prosecutor, possibly because the former ADA was the one responsible for prosecuting shoplifting.