Alabama prisoners say officers manufacture dangerous conditions to justify building more jails

On November 19, 2018, James Lewis Kennedy was fatally stabbed at Elmore Correctional Facility in Alabama. Kennedy had served 14 years of a life sentence with parole, following a 2004 conviction of burglary and attempted murder. His release was set for December 26, 2018, one month after he was killed, his sister Teresa told ThinkProgress. […]

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