Justice Department Forces Alabama To Address Deadly Prison Conditions

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The Alabama Department of Corrections Headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama.

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By Debbie Elliott

Alabama must rectify the dangerous conditions this week or face a Justice Department lawsuit. Critics say plans to build new prisons won’t solve issues that have been found to be unconstitutional.