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Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Sep. 29, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

Decatur Daily. September 28, 2021. Editorial: State high court hobbles open government The Issue The Alabama Supreme Court has gutted the state’s open records law as it regards law enforcement, making it far more difficult to...

Chief justice says ruling guts access to police records

Sep. 24, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a sheriff’s office did not have to turn over records about a fatal shooting by a deputy, a ruling that broadly interpreted an exemption for investigative records and prompted a sharply worded dissent by the court's...

Alabama sets new execution date for inmate for 1991 murder

Sep. 01, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has rescheduled the execution of a state inmate who had a lethal injection called off in February when the U.S. Supreme Court sided with his request to have his personal pastor with him in the death chamber. The Alabama Supreme Court set...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jul. 21, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

Cullman Times. July 17, 2021. Editorial: Now’s the time for back-to-school shopping This weekend, when you buy certain back-to-school items, you won’t pay sales tax on those items. The sales tax holiday is a cost-savings for parents purchasing...