The Alabama State Constitution was drafted and ratified during the Constitutional Convention of 1901. The Constitution paved the way for Alabama to go from being a territory of the United States to becoming a full member of the United States.
The Constitution establishes fundamental rights for the citizens of Alabama. It is the bedrock for the relationship between the citizen and the government. The rights enshrined and protected in the Constitution, by outlining the limits of government power and defining the rights of every citizen, provide the framework within which the criminal law must function.
The most important advise we can ever give you is this:
Say ANYTHING if you are arrested until an Attorney is present.
To read more, please visit the Alabama State Constitution Here.
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