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.
Following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many others the nation is demanding justice through direct actions and mass mobilizations. Strategic solutions include a range of recommendations that address racial disparities, reduced law enforcement interactions, and sentencing reforms.