The FTC challenged a licensing scheme that it says limited consumer choice and excluded new providers.
Formal sentences cover for informal penalties including crowding, poor sanitation, beatings, and rape.
A federal court admitted the officers violated the man's rights. It doesn't matter.
States like Alabama that give government regulators control over the number of hospital beds tend to have less of them. That's bad even when there isn't a pandemic.
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Oklahoma, Alabama, and Montana are the latest states to deregulate homemade food sales.
A requirement that law enforcement obtain a conviction before it can forfeit property was stripped from the bill.
The suit follows a scathing 2019 report detailing unchecked violence and sexual assault against incarcerated people.
Those who say the statues preserve heritage should reconsider the heritage they want to preserve.
In the Middle of a Pandemic, This Alabama City Is Still Throwing People in Jail for Unpaid Traffic Tickets and Missed Court Dates
County offices and courts are closed for COVID-19, but the jails are full.
Only 10 jurors sentenced Nathaniel Woods to death for the deaths of three police officers.
Peace on earth and good will toward men?
The state wants to add cops to the list of oppressed classes.
The man will finally be released from prison.
Sanity prevails (for now) in Alabama case that sparked national outrage.
A Pregnant Woman in Alabama Was Shot in the Stomach and Miscarried. Now, Alabama Cops Are Charging Her With Manslaughter.
What the hell is going on with this state?
Alabama is one of the least transparent states in the U.S. when it comes to civil asset forfeiture. That could be changing.
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Director Penny Lane chronicles the rise of the Satanic Temple, a group that combines theatrical stunts with political activism.
Alabama Police Ruined a Couple's Lives Over $50 of Weed. Now the Charges Against Them Have Been Dropped
Greg and Teresa Almond filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Randolph County Sheriff's Department after it raided their house and seized their savings for a misdemeanor pot offense.
Greg and Teresa Almond lost their house after a financially devastating drug raid involving civil asset forfeiture.
Dyron Rashad Primus is serving 15 years for synthetic marijuana charges. That's absurd.
The Alabama prison allows a Christian chaplain in the execution chamber to pray with death row inmates, but it refused to let an imam inside.
The AG's report suggests Emantic Bradford was in the wrong for simply carrying a firearm.
A second covert campaign against Judge Roy Moore is revealed, suggesting that voters need to up their media-literacy game, and fast.
Meanwhile, the officers involved can't get their stories straight.
Emantic Bradford Jr. may have had a gun. But he didn't deserve to die.
A sheriff in Etowah County purchased a $740,000 beach house with money intended to feed inmates.
Black people in Alabama are more than four times as likely to be arrested for a marijuana offense, according to a new report.
Price gouging is not the evil many officials make it out to be.
Why do adults need a judge's approval to be married, anyway?
Alabama Prosecutor, Sheriff Threaten to Put More People in Prison in Order to Keep Seizing Massive Amounts of Property
Lawmakers are considering long-overdue civil asset forfeiture reform, and law enforcement leaders aren't happy.
A new bill introduced by state lawmakers would require a criminal conviction for the government to keep someone's property.
Motorists have found alternate routes, and now the townspeople may lose their police force.
No one earns a mandate by merely being less awful than the other guy.
Final tally: 49.9 to 48.4 percent.
The Libertarian Party's write-in longshot, Ron Bishop, is also in the race. Bonus: a baker's dozen non-pedo reasons to dislike Roy Moore.
A law signed by Alabama's Republican governor allows many ex-cons to return to the ballot box.