2018 promises to be a very interesting year on the Voting Rights Front. Let's look at the Re-Enfranchising of those Convicted of Crimes who have “paid their debt to society.”
Government and Election Law columnists Jerry H. Goldfeder and Myrna Pérez write: In an era when the federal government appears intent on further restrictions, it behooves the states to expand voting rights. The few hopeful signs indicates a positive outlook for the new year.
Jerry H. Goldfeder, Special Counsel at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, teaches Election Law at Fordham Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School. Myrna Pérez is the Director of the Voting Rights and Elections Project at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
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