The Rosa Parks Act [AL Legislature]

An Act,. Relating to pardons; to provide that a person convicted of violating a state law or municipal ordinance whose purpose was to maintain or enforce racial segregation or discrimination would be granted a pardon of the conviction upon application, Alabama Legislature, passed April 18, 2006 ["The Rosa Parks Act", HB 592, as amended; a bill that would pardon Rosa Parks, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists convicted of violating Jim Crow laws in the state]. Read the full text of the legislation. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.

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