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Rashad Grimes once faced capital murder charge, now in Cumberland School...

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times At age 17, Birmingham-native Rashad Grimes faced a capital murder charge in the slaying of another person in his Ensley neighborhood....

Demetrius Paschel: Crime prevention more profitable than incarceration

By Demetrius Paschel Our prison system is complex, decentralized, unpredictable and chaotic.  According to a report released in December of 2018 by Equal Justice Initiative,...

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,...

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...

Police in US more likely to arrest minorities during traffic stops

By Tom Abate Northstar News Today/New America Media   Researchers analyzing data from millions of traffic stops in the United States have found that black and Hispanic...

Bryan Stevenson’s fervent battle against bias in the criminal justice system

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Bryan Stevenson never expected to stay in Alabama. He came to the state in the mid-'80s to help set up...

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...

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