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Attorneys and advocates ask for independent review of Alabama executions

BY: - February 23, 2023

Attorneys and other advocates throughout Alabama sent a letter to Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner John Hamm Thursday calling for an independent review of the state’s execution protocols. The letter, signed by about 64 people, urges Ivey to model that review on a recent review of Tennessee’s execution protocols conducted by […]