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- Gov. Ivey temporarily halts executions in Alabama
- Former UAB football player pleads guilty in nursing student’s death after capital murder conviction vacated
- Ex-fugitive's murder charge in Alabama's jailers has attorneys scratching their head.
- Ex-UAB football player gets new trial in Destiny Washington’s slaying amid juror misconduct allegations.
- Death Penalty Information Center | Alabama Appeals Court Rules Trial Court Did Not Abuse Discretion in Denying New Trial for Death-Row Prisoner Toforest Johnson
- Alabama Public Radio | "What is three years on death row worth?" An APR 40th anniversary encore presentation
- Man Sues Police After Being Charged With Wife's Manslaughter When She Died Walking Home After He'd Stopped Her Drink Driving
- A man accused of the fatal run over of his wife after preventing her from driving drunk sues the police officer who indicted him for defamation
- 2 Alabama Prison Officers Acquitted on Federal Excessive Force Charges
- Richard Kinder Case - Attorney Richard Jaffe Featured on A&E's Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole
- 1996 Olympics Bombing: A Mistaken Trip to Birmingham Solved the 1996 Atlanta Bombings
- Formulating and Presenting Effective Sentencing Arguments When Representing Cooperators
- Birmingham Business Journal feature 'Best of the Bar: Richard Jaffe, Jaffe Hanle Whisonant & Knight PC'
- Attorney Richard Jaffe Appears on Spectrum Original's "Hunted"
- Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin Pardons Misdemeanor Marijuana Possession Convictions
- Heidi Harris Show Podcast #270: Attorney Richard Jaffe on Derek Chauvin Verdict
- Stand Your Ground hearing Wednesday for suspect in Trussville Cracker Barrel shooting death
- Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom - Randal Padgett
- Birmingham defense attorney reacts to ADC under investigation
- Book Review: Quest for Justice by Richard Jaffe
- Family of Alabama Death Row Inmate Seeks Just Mercy
- Trussville Cracker Barrel parking lot shooting trial continued
- An Alabama man might be innocent after years on death row
- B-Metro Names Top Attorneys in Birmingham: 18 Hall of Fame & 12 Stars of the Bar to Be Highlighted
- Business executive pleads guilty in Alabama legislative bribery scheme
- Some states say voters should not decide who's on the bench
- Alabama State Bar - White Collar Crime Committee
- Oliver Robinson sentenced to less than three years in prison
- Feds seek suspected dealer's bitcoins after 60 pound pill bust.
- Bowen’s lawyers appeal bond amount
- Parents frustrated over bus driver’s plea agreement for DUI charge
- Attorney Helps Homeless Man Rebuild His Life
- Valencia sexual abuse case delayed 30 days
- I found Roy Moore's Jewish Attorney - It's Not Who You Think
- Did judicial override end in Alabama? Some say judges can still override jury to impose death penalty
- Oliver Robinson enters not guilty plea to conspiracy, bribery
- Getting Rid Of Judicial Override Is Only The First Step
- The Defenders - It takes a special breed of lawyer to defend in a high-stakes murder case
- The Best and Nicest: Making the Grade With the American College of Trial Lawyers
- "...and justice for all." -- A Series by Alabama Public Radio
- Birmingham defense attorney believes death penalty's days are numbered in AL
- Execution of Ronald Smith resurfaces concerns over death-penalty drug
- A Primer on Preparing for the Prosecution’s Expert
- History Corrected — The Scottsboro Boys Are Officially Innocent
- Alabama Supreme Court rejects Shelby DA's appeal of stand your ground case
- Cross-Examination: Ten Principles - As featured in "The Champion"
- Birmingham man sentenced in string of violent carjackings and home invasion
- Appeals court affirms Shelby County judge's order tossing out murder charge based on Stand Your Ground law
- Justice Reform: "What is three years on death row worth?"
- Bessemer grocery store owner sentenced, ordered to pay $5.2 million in food stamp fraud case
- Death sentence in Pelham police officer murder could be overturned
- The defenders
- Harper Lee inspires attorney's fight for justice
- Gov. Robert Bentley reveals prison overcrowding plan
- Alabama 'Stand Your Ground' immunity hearings becoming more common.
- Former Boaz Housing Authority comptroller sentenced to prison in $160K theft.
- Stand Your Ground shooting to be reviewed by appeals court.
- Calera man cleared of murder charge understand your ground.
- Alabama judge tosses murder indictment; says man immune under 'Stand Your Ground
- Legal experts weigh in on Tuscaloosa police video. ABC3340 sat down with Birmingham attorneys Eric Guster and Richard Jaffe to get their take.
- The outrageous conviction of Montez Spradley - Washington Post, September 21, 2015
- Richard S. Jaffe Joins Board of Directors of Nation's Top Criminal Defense Organization
- Attorney Jaffe Receives NAACP Service Award
- Sentenced Life Without Parole at 17 and Denied Freedom at 52
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