Chris McCool sworn in early as Court of Criminal Appeals judge
Jefferson County indictments raise serious questions about Ethics Commission’s actions
Opinion | Sellouts are running Alabama’s environmental agencies. Why don’t you care?
New Alabama House Republican Caucus meets to select leadership
Former district attorney and judge Jimmy Fry dies at 68
Tommy Hanes receives Friend of Government Accountability Award
Post election analysis of a Republican win
Jones calls for Trump to approve individual assistance for Alabamians affected by Hurricane Michael
Brooks supports Trump’s changes to American amnesty laws
Jay Town appointed to serve on DOJ’s China initiative
Alabama reacts to Sessions firing
Opinion | The Alabama Democratic Party has no plan, no hope for the future
Greg Reed re-elected Alabama State Senate majority leader
All four statewide amendments approved by voters
Opinion | Will Republicans bring change or status quo?
Opinion | Once again, Godspeed Speaker McCutcheon
Opinion | Comforting the afflicted, afflicting the comfortable
Opinion | Reading right, left and center
Opinion | It’s time to end Veteran’s Day
Opinion | With last minute move, Sessions cements his awful legacy
Opinion | Words cannot express our gratitude
Opinion | Alabama board of education member says school choice is trying to “destroy a whole race of people”
Opinion | Brewbaker: Advice for new legislators
Opinion | It’s time to get back to work in Montgomery
Opinion | Trump DNA resonates
Continuing its odious tradition of ducking and dodging transparency and accountability in how the state puts its prisoners to death – (purportedly) in the name of...
By Stephen Cooper Former D.C. Public Defender If you have a high-profile lawyer with powerful friends and you’re tortured while on death row in Alabama, everyone...
By Stephen Cooper Contributed In a New Year’s Eve display of liberal newspaper death penalty abolition harmony – buoyed by the release of the Death Penalty...
By Stephen Cooper Alabama Political Reporter The last time Alabama played God, executing death row inmate Christopher Brooks by lethal injection on January 21, 2016, The...
By Stephen Cooper Since opening its doors on December 15, 1969, Alabama’s William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama, has been a bastion of violence,...
By Stephen Cooper In an op-ed for al.com dated May 9, 2016, Governor Robert Bentley declares he has no “intention of being a caretaker governor.” Bad...
By Stephen Cooper Instead of wrapping an $800 million ($1.5 billion over 30 years) albatross around the necks of Alabamians to build four new “super-max” style...
By Stephen Cooper In about two weeks, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley — himself a desperate cartoonish candidate for clemency from the people of Alabama (who he...