Release via email: United States District Court Judge Mark E. Walker ruled Florida’s voting rights restoration scheme violates the First Amendment rights of free association and free expression, and the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The decision, issued … Continue reading ?
U.S. District Judge Mark Walker has found Florida's scheme for restoring the voting rights of felons unconstitutional.
Some of the numbers tossed out in Judge Mark Walker’s opinion in Hand v. Scott, which was released Thursday, are simply shocking. “More than one-tenth of Florida’s voting population — nearly 1.7 million as of 2016 — cannot vote” due...
Judge Mark Walker blasted the state's process, with its "substantial risk of arbitrary and discriminatory vote-restoration," as "worse than a coin flip."
U.S. District Judge Mark Walker says a state panel that is the gatekeeper for the restoration of voting rights to felons who served their time is unconstitutional.