STATE v. TAYLOR

82-725.

437 So.2d 482 (1983)

STATE of Alabama and Harry Lyon v. Hubert TAYLOR.

Supreme Court of Alabama.

August 12, 1983.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

I. Harry Lyon, Pelham, for appellants.

William A. Jackson, Birmingham, for appellee.


PER CURIAM.

Governor George C. Wallace appointed his wife's brother, Hubert Taylor, to a vacancy on the Court of Criminal Appeals. Harry Lyon, the appellant here, filed a quo warranto action, contending that the appointment violated § 41-1-5, Code 1975. The trial court held that § 41-1-5, Code, this state's Anti-Nepotism Act, did not apply to judicial appointments. Lyon appealed. We affirm.

The Governor is authorized by the Constitution to fill vacancies...

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