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Comparing Felony Disenfranchisement in the U.K.

CC Image Courtesy of Keith Bacongco Felony Disenfranchisement in the U.K. & the U.S. by Yujin Chun* On October 16, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom dismissed appeals from two prisoners, Peter Chester and George McGeogh, over the right to vote under European Union rules.[1] The appellants, both serving life sentences for murder,…

Nov 2013