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Champ Lyons: Governor’s Study Group on Criminal Justice Policy Yields Positive...

Former Supreme Court Justice Champ Lyons discusses the findings of Kay Ivey's study group on criminal justice policy in Alabama.

Judge: Alabama has been ‘indifferent’ to isolated inmates

A federal judge said Monday that Alabama has been “deliberately indifferent” about monitoring the mental health of state inmates placed in the isolation of...

Advocacy group: Alabama has prison suicide crisis

An advocacy group charged Friday that Alabama officials have failed to address a rising suicide rate in state prisons despite a federal court order...

Supreme Court: Execution of Muslim inmate can proceed

he U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected claims from a Muslim inmate who said his religious rights were being violated, clearing the way for...

Appeals court blocks Alabama execution of Muslim inmate

A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the planned execution of an Alabama inmate to consider whether the state was violating the Muslim inmate’s...

Judge says execution can proceed without imam present

A federal judge on Friday ruled that a Muslim inmate’s scheduled lethal injection can proceed next week without an imam present but said Alabama...

Donald Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

President Donald Trump claimed that “a lot of people” from the NFL have been calling and thanking him for signing legislation addressing concerns with...

Donald Trump says he’s eager to sign sweeping criminal justice bill

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of...

Mitch McConnell blocks sentencing bill, upsetting Chuck Grassley, GOP

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reluctance to hold a vote on a popular criminal justice bill has angered top Republican senators and created an...

Alabama editorial roundup: Oct. 18, 2018 edition

Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: ___ Oct. 16 Dothan Eagle on Alabama’s criminal justice system: How is Alabama’s criminal justice system like health care costs or airline ticketing? With...



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