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Wormsby: We need a special court for repeat offenders

By Hollis Wormsby One of the things that stands out in reading stories about crime in Birmingham is the way you see the same names,...

Bill Cosby’s retrial on sex assault charges is set for November

By Maryclaire Dale Associated Press     PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby will be retried in November on charges he drugged and molested a woman more than a...

Data shows why odds of receiving death penalty are higher if...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When it comes to capital punishment in America, blacks are nearly four times more likely to receive the death penalty...

SUPREME COURT TROUBLED BY DA’S REJECTION OF BLACK JURORS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court signaled support Monday for a black death row inmate in Georgia who claims prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off...

SIX CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE MINISTRIES JOIN LITTLE SISTERS OF THE...

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 24, 2015 — Today, on behalf of six Christian and Missionary Alliance affiliated ministries, Liberty Institute and lead counsel O’Melveny &...

Terrence Howard in Court Trying to Undo Divorce Agreement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terrence Howard agreed to a 2012 divorce settlement with his ex-wife after she threatened to leak details about his sex...

THURGOOD MARSHALL CENTER TRUST PRESENTS A FILM AND PANEL DISCUSSION...

Washington, DC - June 30, 2015 On Thursday, July 2, on what would be Thurgood Marshall's 107th birthday, the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust will...

Obama: Health Law is Now ‘Reality,’ Despite What Critics Say

 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared his health care law a firmly established "reality" of American life even as the legality...

COURT APPROVES CONSENT ORDER TO FURTHER DESEGREGATE AND ADDRESS RACIAL INEQUALITIES...

COURT APPROVES CONSENT ORDER TO FURTHER DESEGREGATE AND ADDRESS RACIAL INEQUALITIES IN HUNTSVILLE CITY SCHOOLS   WASHINGTON – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

AG ANNOUNCES COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS UPHOLDS LEE COUNTY CAPITAL...

AG ANNOUNCES COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS  UPHOLDS LEE COUNTY CAPITAL MURDER CONVICTION    (MONTGOMERY)-- Attorney General Luther Strange announced that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals...

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