IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY

DARRYL SINKFIELD, QUINTON ROSS,
BERNEST BROOKS, RUBIN MCKINNON and
ANDREW HAYDEN, on behalf of themselves and
others similarly situated,

               Plaintiffs,

ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS,
on behalf of itself and others similarly situated,

               Plaintiff-Intervenor,

JOHN RICE and CAMILLA L. RICE,

               Plaintiffs-Intervenors,

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JIM BENNETT, in his official capacity as Secretary of State of Alabama,

               Defendant.
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INTERVENOR'S COMPLAINT OF
ALABAMA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS

  1. 1. The Alabama Legislative Black Caucus (ALBC) is a political association composed of African American citizens elected to serve in the Alabama State Senate and House of Representatives. At present, twenty-seven members of the House of Representatives and eight state senators are members of the ALBC. The Chair of the ALBC is Rep. John R. Hilliard of Jefferson County.
  2. ALBC brings this action in its own behalf and on behalf of all other persons similarly situated, pursuant to Rules 23(a) and 23(b)(2), Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure. The class plaintiff seeks to represent is composed of all African-American citizens of Alabama. All such persons are being or may be affected adversely by the practices and procedures complained of herein, which discriminate against black citizens in the selection of members of the Alabama Legislature, the United States House of Representatives, and the Alabama State Board of Education.
  3. The Alabama Legislative Black Caucus adopts, as if set in full herein, the allegations and prayers for relief in the amended complaint and supplemental complaint of plaintiffs Darryl Sinkfield, et al.

Respectfully submitted,


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JAMES U. BLACKSHER
710 Title Bldg.
300 North Richard Arrington, Jr., Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35203-3352
(205) 322-1100
Fax: (205) 322-1125

Attorney for plaintiff-intervenor Alabama
Legislative Black Caucus




CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I, the undersigned attorney, do hereby certify that, prior to or immediately after filing the foregoing with the Court, I mailed or delivered a copy to:

Charles E. Grainger, Jr.
Assistant Attorney General
Alabama Secretary of State's Office
P.O. Box 5616Montgomery, AL 36130

Mark G. Montiel
6752 Taylor Circle
Montgomery, AL 37117

Albert L. Jordan
P.O. Box 530910
Birmingham, AL 35253

SOLOMON S. SEAY, JR.
P.O. Box 210998
Montgomery, AL 36121-9998

TERRY G. DAVIS
4183 Carmichael Road, Suite B
P.O. Box 230907
Montgomery, AL 36106

William Pryor
John J. Park, Jr.
Attorney General's Office
Alabama State House
11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-0152

David R. Boyd
Dorman Walker
P.O. Box 78
Montgomery, AL 36101

Algert S. Agricola
400 S. Union Street, Suite 260
P.O. Box 11125
Montgomery, AL 36104

ANITA S. HODGKISS
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
1401 New York Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005

 

Date: March 13, 2001

 

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Attorney for Darryl Sinkfield, et al.