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More Votes? More Restrictions

Over the years, there have been concerns with the voting turnout in Florida. Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment to restore voting rights of felons who have served time, restoring “voting rights to more than 1 million felons.” However, the law also has several restrictions on voting. Some of these requirements include that voting rights […]

November 7th, 2019|Civil Rights, Florida, Voting|0 Comments

Marsy’s Law: Good for Crime Victims, Potentially Prejudicial to Criminal Defendants

On November 6, 2018, Florida citizens voted on several amendments to add into the Florida Constitution. Amendment 6 on the ballot proposed several changes, one of which deals with the rights of crime victims, also known as Marsy’s Law. A version of this law has been passed in several states including, but not limited to, California, […]

October 29th, 2019|Criminal Procedure, Florida, Voting|0 Comments