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Report: Alabama Prisons a ‘Death Trap’ for Black Men

alabamaappleseed.org Death Traps, a new report from the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, reveals that Black men in Alabama’s prisons are more than 3.3...

Jeffco Delays Plan to Issue Tickets for Misdemeanor Weed Possession

By Associated Press Alabama's most populous county is delaying plans to decriminalize enforcement of misdemeanor marijuana cases and other minor offenses. News outlets reported Thursday the...

Wormsby: Long-term solution to reduce crime      

By Hollis Wormsby Jr. Last week we looked at tightening the criteria for setting bail to keep violent criminals off the street as a short-term...

Why ex-offenders need a second chance, according to area criminal justice...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times People who are released from prison deserve a second chance because it can help restore families and communities, said panelists...

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