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May 13, 2019
The Louisiana House today voted against House Bill 65, which would have made people with past convictions eligible for jury duty. The following statement is by Jamila Johnson, senior supervising attorney for the SPLC Action Fund...
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...

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