Arise legislative update: Alabama's death penalty system plagued by inexperienced counsel, racial disparities, advocates tell Senate panel

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a slate of five death penalty reform bills Wednesday. The bills ranged from suggesting that Alabama reconsider how it applies capital punishment to abolishing it altogether. This legislative update highlights those proposals and advocates' testimony surrounding them.

Read ACPP policy analyst Stephen Stetson's legislative update here.

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