In a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on the occasion of its hearing to review recent voter suppression, The Sentencing Project urged the subcommittee to consider the impact of felony disenfranchisement laws and to support reforms.
To read the letter, download the PDF below.
February 13, 2018
Felony Disenfranchisement in Mississippi
In Mississippi, nearly 1 of every 10 adults is disenfranchised due to a felony conviction—more than triple the national rate.
February 06, 2018
Letter in support of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act
As the Judiciary Committee prepares to consider the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act this month, The Sentencing Project writes to offer its endorsement of the bill’s passage.