Voting in the 2020 Election

The 2020 General Election is Alabama's next chance to vote. This statewide election will determine seats for local, state, and federal positions.

June 2, 2020 Voting Rights

Following the 2020 Alabama Legislative Session

The 2020 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Follow along for everything you need to know about bills of note, contacting your legislator, lobby days, and more.

March 13, 2020

Campaign for Smart Justice

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.

July 20, 2018 Criminal Justice

How To: Restore Your Voting Rights

Based on the Alabama Constitution, people who commit crimes of moral turpitude lose their right to vote. Thanks to a new law enacted in 2017, some may be eligible to restore their voting rights.

January 1, 2020 Voting Rights

Police Policies Database

Following the 2018 police shooting of E.J. Bradford, Jr., a Black man killed by a police officer in Hoover, the ACLU of Alabama and Alabama NAACP jointly filed public records requests in six Alabama jurisdictions: Birmingham, Hoover, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, and Saraland.  

March 7, 2019 Racial Justice

Following the 2019 Alabama Legislative Session

The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Follow along for everything you need to know about bills of note, contacting your legislator, lobby days, and more.

January 29, 2019