The Alabama State Bar Criminal Justice Section was created to serve as a non-partisan, policy advisory group that seeks to improve quality of legal service available to the people of Alabama. The Section seeks to be a voice on criminal justice issues in Alabama, to educate the public about the system, to enhance professional growth of Section members, and to increase the diversity, balance and strength of the Section’s membership and leadership. The purpose of this
Section shall be to promote the objects of the Alabama State Bar within the field of Criminal Justice not assigned by the Board of Bar Commissioners of the Alabama State Bar to any other Section or to a Committee or Task Force of the Alabama State Bar.
"Casemaker" is a link to the Casemaker online legal research library and information on how to use this valuable free member service, which provides access to state and federal materials including the Alabama Code, opinions of the Alabama Supreme Court and Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals, the Alabama Rules of Court, the Alabama Administrative Code and regulations, the U.S. Code, U.S. Supreme Court opinions, selected opinions of the federal circuit and district courts, the federal court rules, the Code of Federal Regulation and similar materials from all 50 states.
"Governance" contains the section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws when available.
"Leadership" contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.
"Join the Section" contains an online application form for joining this section.
Council Meeting Dates
2014 CLE Program July 30 (pdf)
"Newsletters" contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.