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Medical ethics experts have criticized the state’s prison officials and say masks to protect against COVID-19 should be distributed ‘with no strings attached.’
Approximately 100 men will be transported to Draper Correctional Facility, which has long been known for its nightmarish conditions.
In Alabama and elsewhere, canceled hearings and new procedures are complicating the parole process for people hoping to be freed.
‘It was almost like they were going to do whatever they could to demean him and take away his dignity,’ Woods’s spiritual adviser said.
‘I think everyone involved— the governor, the attorney general, the DOC commissioner—everyone knew it,’ his lawyer said.
A survey of roughly 1,000 people found that 1 in 5 had been turned down for a diversion program because they couldn’t afford the costs of drug tests and monitoring devices.
Nathaniel Woods, who was convicted in connection with the deaths of three Birmingham police officers in 2004, is ‘100 percent innocent,’ the man who shot the officers told The Appeal.
Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Alabama have all authorized the practice in capital punishment. So what happens now?