The radio silence does not confirm or negate anything. For almost two weeks, we have been seeking confirmation, denial or a “no comment” from the the public affairs officials at the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. We were told to go through the office by a top official at … Continue reading Radio Silence from the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama
The federal statute of limitations for obstruction of justice is five years. The timing of the alleged federal investigation makes sense. The statute would expire the summer of 2023. Suicide. Resignations. Internal turmoil. Corporate strife. Since November, Birmingham is seeing what appears to be the collapse of the house of marked cards allegedly propped up … Continue reading After Suicide, National Media and Feds Zero in on Alleged Obstruction and “Criminal Concealment;” RICOs Coming?
Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon resigned a week ago. Last Thursday, two Assistant U.S. Attorneys allegedly resigned, now yesterday sources told us and we confirmed this morning that Balch & Bingham partner William Dice Lineberry, known to many as “Bo,” committed suicide and died early yesterday. Lineberry was the Balch lawyer who helped set up … Continue reading Breaking News: Balch Attorney Commits Suicide; Federal Investigation Rocks Balch and Southern Company; Crosswhite Out?
Over the weekend, the same high-level sources who accurately told us about Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon’s abrupt resignation last Wednesday, alleged that two Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Birmingham had resigned a mere 24 hours later. Yesterday, we, the CDLU, reached out to the Public Affairs Specialist for the Office of the U.S. Attorney for … Continue reading Dragnet Bombshell: Two Assistant U.S. Attorneys Allegedly Resign 24 Hours After Kallon Resignation
Was Kallon offered a deal? Just three years shy from senior status, Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon abruptly announced his resignation to a lifetime appointment. He would have had full benefits and privileges. Multiple legal observers have told us that this resignation makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. And people are asking: Was Kallon offered full … Continue reading Federal Dragnet? All Eyes on Crosswhite, Alabama Power, and Newly Revealed Alleged Criminal Acts
Judge Abdul K. Kallon who presided over the North Birmingham Bribery Trial is abruptly resigning. His clerk confirmed the news to the CDLU this afternoon with a sigh. Kallon joins disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, who fled in the middle of the night in 2020 after photos were published of him chugging cocktails with … Continue reading Breaking News: Judge Abdul K. Kallon Abruptly Resigns; Crosswhite Scandal Explodes
Welcome back from a wonderful Spring Break! This spring two criminal trials are set to begin. One local case is against the alleged pedophile and ex-Balch attorney Chase T. Espy and the other is a federal case against Paul Daigle, the ex-CEO of Balch’s former client Black Hall Aerospace. While Stan Blanton, Balch & Bingham’s … Continue reading Balch Bonanza: Spring Fever and Two Criminal Trials
We simply cannot believe that BanBalch.com is five-years old as of last Friday. A half-decade later, our website is a success because of you, our dear readers, and the incompetent and foolish leadership at Balch & Bingham and Alabama Power which arrogantly dismissed the need for an examination of conscience, apologies, and internal reform. Although … Continue reading Half-Decade Old, BanBalch.com Fights for Inherent Goodness
Creating national headlines, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for Maryland indicted Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in January for alleged mortgage fraud. The Baltimore Sun reported: Mosby is charged with two counts of making false statements on a loan application and two counts of perjury. Mosby has pleaded not guilty to all charges … Continue reading Maryland Indictment is Nothing Compared to Disgraced Ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct
The Three Stooges (Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company) should be prepared to be slapped around by federal authorities and environmental groups. Two major events occurred recently that show unequivocally that the tide is turning against some of the most powerful and wealthiest entities in Alabama. WBHM reports: The Alabama Supreme Court has … Continue reading Tide is Turning in Alabama; “Unacceptable” Misconduct Draws Federal Scrutiny
The indictment shook Balch stooges and defenders who had foolishly dismissed our work with law enforcement. In 2019, in Balch & Bingham’s 69-page brief before the Alabama Supreme Court in the Newsome Conspiracy Case, the embattled law firm complained that they were not mentioned in the Report by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, writing: BanBalch.com also … Continue reading Update: Motion Denied; Criminal Trial Date Set for Ex-CEO of Balch & Bingham Client
[This post originally was published on July 1, 2021. Now eight months later, Town’s tinderbox appears to be engulfed in flames. An alleged federal probe appears to have caused abundant turmoil at Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company; and may finally bring down the house of marked cards.] Our sources in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Prosecutorial Abuse of Power? Disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct Becomes a Tinderbox
The pleasure was momentary, but the price was abominable. Another day and more swollen black eyes. Balch & Bingham’s reputation as an alleged racist law firm has stung the embattled firm again. In a lengthy and insightful article about electoral redistricting in the state of Alabama, the AL.com headline screamed, “‘Don’t take us back to … Continue reading Balch’s Questionable Advisors and Birmingham Business Journal’s Worthless and Make-Believe Awards
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for a Writ of Certiorari for ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert. The same goes for ex-Drummond executive David Roberson. Gilbert is serving 5 years in federal prison while Roberson is serving 30 months. Now that the crimes in the North Birmingham Bribery … Continue reading Righteous or Corrupt Verdict? SCOTUS Allows Convictions to Stand; More Indictments Coming?
We called the Alabama Supreme Court decision on ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil suit a possible “lethal blow” to embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Now the national media has begun focusing on the narrative and the initial reports appear to be devastating. Bloomberg News writes: Roberson sued [Balch & Bingham] and his … Continue reading Bloomberg News: Balch & Bingham Must Face Claims of “Misrepresention and Concealment”