The ‘Fair Justice Act’ is neither fair nor just
April 20, 2017

“The Alabama House of Representatives is currently considering the so-called “Fair Justice Act,” which would require persons convicted of capital offenses to pursue post-conviction legal claims at the same time the direct appeals from their convictions are being considered.

“While this may sound like a good plan to those unfamiliar with the process, the proposal is neither fair nor just, and will only increase the already substantial likelihood that Alabama will execute a wrongfully convicted person.”

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