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October 08, 2010

Ninth Circuit saves Washington's felon disenfranchisement law in Farrakhan v. Gregoire

Author: Ralph W. Kasarda Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important decision in a case called Farrakhan v. Gregoire.  In Farrakhan, felons claimed that the state of Washington's felon disenfranchisement law violates section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, because the law results in a denial or abridgement of ...