Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell joins call for Larry Langford's release

May 5, 2015
In The News

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell today pledged to work to urge federal officials to grant a compassionate release of former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford.

Sewell cited Langford's failing health as a reason for his early release from a 15-year sentence on his corruption conviction.

"Justice should be fair, but merciful. Larry Langford's health is continuing to deteriorate, and I strongly believe that he should be granted a compassionate release," Sewell said in a statement this afternoon.  

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