Law Enforcement Officials in Dallas Co. Back Aniah’s Law

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Aniah’s Law is on the ballot in the upcoming election — as Amendment One. And law enforcement officials in Dallas County are urging voters — to vote yes for the amendment on Tuesday. The state legislature passed Aniah’s Law. The governor signed it. And now it’s on the ballot for a vote of the people….

Black Voters Sue Over Alabama’s Method of Electing Judges

A civil rights group is challenging Alabama’s practice of electing appellate judges by statewide vote, saying it has resulted in all-white courts in a state where one of every four people is African-American. The NAACP’s Alabama chapter and four black voters sued the state on Wednesday in Montgomery federal court, arguing that electing judges through at-large elections in Alabama violates…