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Testimony to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Eliminating Felony Disenfranchisement Laws

May 22, 2017

In his testimony before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer examines the impact of felony disenfranchisement laws on individuals with felony convictions and its effects on American democracy.

Watch the full  briefing on collateral consequences in the two videos below. To read Marc’s testimony, download the PDF below.

 
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