Supreme Court remains mum on Mississippi felony suffrage appeal

Posted on AllSides June 30th, 2023
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The U.S. Supreme Court, more than six months after receiving the case, still has not announced whether it will consider a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a Mississippi provision that places a lifetime voting ban on many people with felony convictions. The nine-member court has set the Mississippi case for conference, where the justices decide whether to hear a case, 17 times this year. But each time the justices have postponed rendering a decision on whether Mississippi’s lifetime felony voting ban, the only one like it in the nation, is...

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