Alfred Moore

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Moore, Alfred

(1755–1810) Supreme Court justice; born in New Hanover County, N.C. He fought in the American Revolution (1776–81) and served as North Carolina's attorney general (1782–91), and on the state legislature (1782) before President John Adams named him to the U.S. Supreme Court (1799–1804).
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Excluding the acting justices, and with the exception of Justice Hearn, Justice Moore, and Justice Burnett, the justices' overall agreement rate with Chief Justice Toal's opinions remains below fifty percent, (89) with Justice Pleicones at an incredibly low rate of ten percent.
Chief Justice Moore said, "If technology's supposed to increase our knowledge, how did we become so stupid?
22) As attorney general, I publicly disagreed with Chief Justice Moore and assisted the associate justices of the Supreme Court of Alabama in ensuring compliance with the injunction.
Chief Justice Moore refused to obey an injunction to remove the
TNA: When THE NEW AMERICAN asked Justice Moore in 2002 what prompted him to put the Ten Commandments monument in the courthouse he answered: "The Commandments were placed in the court to acknowledge the moral foundation of our law and the foundation of our government.
Bush could have traveled to Alabama and personally stood with Chief Justice Moore in this vitally important battle to defend God and His Word.
43) Overruling only one decision from the time of his election to the court in 1991 until 1997, Justice Moore was not immediately insulated by the 1996 amendment, as he was preparing for his 1998 re-election.
Upon being elected as chief justice of the state Supreme Court, Justice Moore installed a granite monument of the Ten Commandments in the Alabama Supreme Court rotunda.
It is difficult to discern a pattern in the voting of either Justice Moore or Eastaugh; it is not easy to identify particular issues in which they are likely to vote liberally or conservatively.