Legal Memorandum: Suppression Case in AL

Issue: In Alabama, what is the standard for the jury in a suppression case?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Suppression case; Standard for the jury
Jurisdiction: Alabama
Cited Cases: 675 So. 2d 1292
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 10/01/2000

In a suppression case “[t]he question as to whether a duty to disclose exists is for the jury, which should consider the relationship of the parties, the value of particular facts suppressed, and the relative knowledge of each party.”  Liberty Nat’l Life Ins. Co. v. McAllister, 675 So. 2d 1292, 1296 (Ala. 1995); Baker v. Bennett, 603 So. 2d 928, 935 (Ala. 1992).


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