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Ketanji Brown Jackson Breaks Through A ‘Concrete Ceiling’

By Nyah Marshall Howard University News Service Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court with a historical vote that makes her...

Birmingham Mayor Woodfin Pardons Over 750,000 Traffic Tickets. Here’s Why

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times All minor traffic tickets received before 2011 have been pardoned and “offer a new day” for many residents across the...

NAACP Calls Judge Ketanji Jackson’s Hearing ‘One for the Ages’

By Alex Backus msn.com Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson delivered a message of gratitude in her opening remarks Monday, as she shared a strong sense of American...

9 Black Women Likely Top Supreme Court Contenders

By Jessica Gresko and Colleen Long Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his...

Claudette Colvin wins expungement of Alabama civil rights arrest

By Mark Kelly It took most of a lifetime, but now it’s official. Civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin is, in her own words, “no longer a juvenile...

JCCEO board fired executive director after she questioned ‘financial issues,’ her...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Sharon Myles, the former Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO) Executive Director, said some leaders of the JCCEO are...

Alabama judge booted for racist, inappropriate behavior

By JAY REEVES AP News BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge who oversees elections in an Alabama county was removed from office after being accused of...

Appeals Court Upholds Ethics Convictions of Sherry Lewis, Former Water Works...

alabamaag.gov Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Friday that the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the felony ethics convictions of former Birmingham Water Works...

Bill Cosby freed from prison, his sexual assault conviction overturned

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison Wednesday in...

‘Rocket Dockets’ Speed Up City Court Cases at Boutwell Auditorium

birminghamal.gov Birmingham Municipal Court will host “Rocket Dockets” for minor traffic and parking cases at Boutwell Auditorium during the summer of 2021.  The first Rocket Docket...

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