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Ala. Can’t Execute Death Row Inmates After State Runs Out Of Lethal Injection Drug

Alabama can’t execute death row inmates because the state has run out of the critical first drug given at the start of each lethal injection, authorities said Tuesday.

03/26/2014

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DOJ Report Claims Jail Staff Forced Women Prisoners To Perform Strip Show

Alabama Department of Corrections officials and Gov. Robert Bentley’s office say they had been working to improve conditions at Julia Tutwiler Prison before a federal investigation found evidence of inmates being sexually abused by staff and fellow prisoners.

01/23/2014

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Ala. Judge To Decide In Lawsuit Over HIV-Positive Inmates

It’s up to a federal judge in Montgomery to decide if the Alabama Department of Corrections can continue to isolate inmates who have tested positive for HIV even though the virus is no longer considered a death sentence.

11/19/2012

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