16/09/2021

Condition says Confederate monument situation isn’t shut, rejects anonymous payment for good

MADISON COUNTY, Ala – An update in the Alabama Lawyer General’s lawsuit versus the Madison County Commission for relocating the Accomplice monument at the courthouse.

Final week, a judge dismissed the lawsuit immediately after an anonymous 3rd social gathering compensated the $25,000 penalty involved with eradicating the statue, but the AG’s business office says the lawsuit are not able to be solved this way.

The Attorney Typical filed a movement to vacate the judge’s purchase last 7 days. The condition claims it doesn’t know who paid the high-quality and they say that is a challenge.

The point out says it is open up to resolving the situation without having supplemental litigation, but in a motion to vacate the judge’s order to dismiss the situation they argue, an anonymous payment to the clerk of court, without the need of information about who paid out the income, or why, does not give a legal indicates for the state to settle for the cash as payment of Madison County’s good.

It went on to say the AG’s business office notified Madison County that it wouldn’t settle for the anonymous payment, it can only settle for cash from Madison County, or someone approved to pay out the great on the county’s behalf.
Information 19 has experimented with to discover out who paid the court. That details does not surface to be shown in any court filings.

We called the court docket clerk’s business office Tuesday. While they verified they received a test for the $25,000, they could not present any details about who wrote it and referred me to County Attorney Jeff Prosperous. Rich did not answer to inquiries built Tuesday.

An assistant for Commission Chairman Dale Solid claimed he could not remark on this subject.

A hearing in this situation is established for Friday, September 10, at 1:30 in the afternoon.