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May 08, 2019
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Admire Harvard has spent nearly 10 years locked up in solitary confinement in the Florida prison system. Harvard, a 28-year-old black transgender woman, has been subjected to solitary confinement in a men’s...
May 06, 2019
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s Department of Corrections (ADOC) will be required to immediately take detailed steps to monitor people in segregation in prison and implement other preventive measures to reduce the risk of suicides,...
April 24, 2019
The Louisiana House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee today voted 9-7 in favor of House Bill 255 , which would roll back a reform passed in the 2017 justice reinvestment package. The following statement is by Terry...
April 08, 2019
Melissa Crow, senior supervising attorney, Southern Poverty Law Center statement on Innovation Law Lab. v. Nielson: "Today’s victory is especially important amidst reports that the Trump administration is planning to move toward...
April 02, 2019
MONTGOMERY, AL – The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today named Board member Karen Baynes-Dunning interim President and CEO effective immediately. Baynes-Dunning has served on the SPLC Board of Directors since October 2017...
March 28, 2019
The following statement is from Heidi Beirich, Director of the Intelligence Project for SPLC Action Fund. This is not what democracy looks like. The passage of Senate Bill 77 denies the will of Georgians who seek to remove...

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