The ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice is an unprecedented, multiyear effort to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system. We are working for reforms in Alabama and all 50 states to usher in a new era of justice in America.
The 2018 Midterms is Alabama's next chance to vote. This statewide election will determine seats for local, state, and federal positions.
The 2018 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, January 9. Check back here for updates on bills, upcoming events, and other information during legislative session.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 is Alabama's next chance to vote. This statewide election is to select the US Senator that will fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he became Attorney General.
Based on the Alabama Constitution, people who commit "crimes of moral turpitude" lose their right to vote. Some may be eligible to restore their voting rights.
The ACLU of Alabama partners with other organizations to work on important advocacy and education issues. Here are a few of our collaborative campaigns.