Washington and Lee University, Shepherd Poverty Program
Ex-convicts -- Suffrage
Ex-convicts -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 (United States)
Voting Rights Act Amendments of 1982 (United States)
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Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]Amber K. Boyd is a member of the Class of 2012 of Washington and Lee University School of Law.In this paper I will take an in-depth look at the impact of felony disenfranchisement on the poor and more specifically on the African American community. The paper will focus on the current felony disenfranchisement law, the history of felony disenfranchisement, the disparate impact of felony disenfranchisement, the expansion of felon disenfranchisement and the right course of action to restore the voting rights to those individuals who are presently disenfranchised. [From Introduction]Amber Boyd