Rise to the Moment of Truth Thursday, December 7, 2023

Tag: Prison reform

Adrianne Miller Alabama News
Trump meets Wiregrass woman whose prison sentence he reduced on last day in office

Former President Donald Trump met Adrianne Miller, a Wiregrass resident, in Montgomery on Friday over two years after he commuted her prison sentence for drug crimes on his last day in office in January, 2021.

Appleseed. Alabama News
Advocates rally in support of bill to allow review of specific older inmates sentenced to life under Habitual Felony Offender Act

Advocates of prison reform gathered at the Alabama State House to support a newly-filed bill to allow sentence review for prison inmates sentenced under the state’s Habitual Felony Offender Act.

Correctional Incentive Time Press Conference Alabama News
Ivey executive order to change ADOC's so-called 'good time' policy

Gov. Kay Ivey issued an executive order on Monday to address some of the mounting issues affecting the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC).

Holman Prison Atmore AP Photo by Jay Reeves Alabama News
Ivey confident DOJ will 'be patient' while state undergoes four-year prison construction

Corruption within the prison staff, violence, murder, sexual assault, drugs, poor living conditions, dilapidated facilities and overcrowding, are just a few of the issues plaguing the state’s prisons.