Litigation

Alabama Settles Lawsuit Over Conditions At Tough Prison

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - (AP) Alabama will increase staffing at its highest-security prison, disclose reports of inmate violence there, seek outside help to eliminate prisoner weapons and fix leaky roofs to settle a federal lawsuit filed by inmates over conditions at the penitentiary. The changes are part of an agreement announced Thursday between. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.