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Martha Roby’s former Chief of Staff nominated Assistant Attorney General

If University of Alabama School of Law graduate and Birmingham-native Stephen Boyd has any luck, his resume will grow bit longer this spring Boyd, who...

Jeff Sessions’ Justice Dep’t will end forensic science commission​

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday he is ending an Obama-era partnership with independent scientists that aimed to improve the reliability of forensic science,...

Martha Roby: Progress on combating child exploitation

Serving on the Judiciary Committee gives me the opportunity to play a role in combating child exploitation in the United States and abroad. This...

Jeff Sessions recuses himself from Russia inquiry

Attorney General Jeff Sessions​ on Thursday recused himself from overseeing ​any federal investigation into charges that Russia ​interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking at...

Martha Roby: Mental health, opioid bills advance

Congress took big steps this past week toward enacting legislation critical to addressing a few key national issues: the opioid epidemic and gaps in...

Richard Shelby to DOJ: Hillary Clinton is not above the law

Following FBI Director James Comey's decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server at the State Department,...

US to States: Make it easier for ex-prisoners to obtain IDs,...

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is urging the nation's governors to make it easier for convicted felons to obtain state-issued identification after they get out...

Department of Justice called to investigate Alabama for possible voting rights...

The Washington, D.C.-based Voting Rights Institute (VRI) has called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Daphne, Alabama’s City Council’s March 21 decision to reduce the...

Barack Obama shortens prison sentences for 61 drug offenders

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 61 drug offenders on Wednesday including more than a third serving life sentences, working to give...

Alabama e-book buyers to share $400 million Apple price-fixing settlement

Alabamians who bought e-books from 2010 to 2012 will soon get a piece of the multimillion-dollar settlement with Apple Inc.  Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Tuesday that the...

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