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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Signing HB380 Into Law

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Signing HB380 Into Law

Attorney General Steve Marshall Hails Alabama Senate Passage of Legislation to Reform State’s Badly Broken Pardons and Paroles Board (MONTGOMERY) — Attorney General Steve Marshall hailed the passage of legislation today by the Alabama Senate to reform the badly broken Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. House Bill 380, sponsored by Representative Connie Rowe, R-Jasper,…

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Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Settlement with Victims’ Families in Jimmy O’Neal Spencer Case

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Settlement with Victims’ Families in Jimmy O’Neal Spencer Case

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the State of Alabama would pay the maximum damages that may be awarded under state law—$1 million*—to the families of Jimmy O’Neal Spencer’s three alleged murder victims. The families allege that the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles wrongfully paroled and failed to supervise Spencer, resulting in the deaths…

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VOCAL Calls for Reforms to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on VOCAL Calls for Reforms to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles

MONTGOMERY — Victims of Crime and Leniency (VOCAL), the State’s largest victims’ advocacy coalition, on Tuesday expressed the organization’s full support and the urgent need for legislation reforming the Board of Pardons and Paroles. The legislation has already passed the Alabama House of Representatives. “We sincerely hope that the Alabama Senate will make this legislation…

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Fundraising Events

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Fundraising Events

VOCAL hosts an annual golf tournament, where patrons can donate to help support our organization and be sponsored for these events. View the brochure of our most recent tournament here, as well as details on sponsorships. 2021 brochure

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Senator Jimmy Holley has spent over half of his life as a lawmaker.

By VOCAL / December 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Senator Jimmy Holley has spent over half of his life as a lawmaker.

By STEVE FLOWERS Alabama Political Reporter Legendary state Senator Jimmy Holley has decided to not seek reelection to the state Senate next year after 44 years in the Legislature. He will be missed in the state Senate. For the past decade, Holley has become a mentor and confidante for incoming state senators, especially the members…

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Signing HB380 Into Law

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Signing HB380 Into Law

Attorney General Steve Marshall Hails Alabama Senate Passage of Legislation to Reform State’s Badly Broken Pardons and Paroles Board (MONTGOMERY) — Attorney General Steve Marshall hailed the passage of legislation today by the Alabama Senate to reform the badly broken Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles. House Bill 380, sponsored by Representative Connie Rowe, R-Jasper,…

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Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Settlement with Victims’ Families in Jimmy O’Neal Spencer Case

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Settlement with Victims’ Families in Jimmy O’Neal Spencer Case

(MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the State of Alabama would pay the maximum damages that may be awarded under state law—$1 million*—to the families of Jimmy O’Neal Spencer’s three alleged murder victims. The families allege that the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles wrongfully paroled and failed to supervise Spencer, resulting in the deaths…

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VOCAL Calls for Reforms to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on VOCAL Calls for Reforms to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles

MONTGOMERY — Victims of Crime and Leniency (VOCAL), the State’s largest victims’ advocacy coalition, on Tuesday expressed the organization’s full support and the urgent need for legislation reforming the Board of Pardons and Paroles. The legislation has already passed the Alabama House of Representatives. “We sincerely hope that the Alabama Senate will make this legislation…

Read More

Fundraising Events

By VOCAL / October 4, 2021 / Comments Off on Fundraising Events

VOCAL hosts an annual golf tournament, where patrons can donate to help support our organization and be sponsored for these events. View the brochure of our most recent tournament here, as well as details on sponsorships. 2021 brochure

Read More

Senator Jimmy Holley has spent over half of his life as a lawmaker.

By VOCAL / December 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Senator Jimmy Holley has spent over half of his life as a lawmaker.

By STEVE FLOWERS Alabama Political Reporter Legendary state Senator Jimmy Holley has decided to not seek reelection to the state Senate next year after 44 years in the Legislature. He will be missed in the state Senate. For the past decade, Holley has become a mentor and confidante for incoming state senators, especially the members…

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