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Terry McAuliffe's Second Try at Restoring Felon Voting Rights

Weeks after the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the governor’s order giving 200,000 ex-offenders back the franchise was unconstitutional, he’s trying a different method.

McAuliffe to CNN: 'Your Story Was 100 Percent Wrong'

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been starring in many headlines lately about his attempts to circumvent the Virginia Supreme Court and restore felons'...

Virginia Supreme Court blocks Gov. McAuliffe's executive order restoring voting rights for 206,000

In a blow to voting rights, the Virginia Supreme Court blocked Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe from automatically restoring the voting rights of felons who have completed their sentences. Virginia is one of just four states that effectively imposes a lifetime ban on most felons from voting, even post-sentencing. Show More Summary

McAuliffe To Circumvent VA Supreme Court Ruling On Felon Voter Rights, Will Issue 200,000 Clemency Grants

Leah wrote abut how the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order that would allow convicted felons to...

The Virginia Supreme Court rejected McAuliffe's felon voting order. What now?

there will be no break in the political deadlock between the governor and the General Assembly

The Virginia Supreme Court rejected McAuliffe’s felon voting order. What now?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has been dealt a huge blow by the Virginia Supreme Court, which, in a 4-3 ruling Friday, overturned his use of an executive order to restore voting rights to about 206,000 convicted felons. The court’s decision creates chaos of all kinds, from legal uncertainty and bureaucratic nightmares to continued polarization […]

Virginia high court throws out order restoring felons’ voting rights

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on Friday against Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 felons who completed their sentences, court documents show. The court in a 4-3 ruling said McAuliffe overstepped his clemency powers under the state...

Republicans and Virginia Supreme Court disenfranchise 200,000, McAuliffe gets last laugh

This is remarkable. First, the terrible news: Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons violates Virginia’s constitution, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday, dealing a major blow to the Democratic...Show More Summary

Virginia Supreme Court Blocks Felon Voting Rights Executive Order

In a defeat for Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia Supreme Court has thrown out a blanket executive order restoring the voting rights of about 200,000 felons who had completed their jail sentences and probation/parole. In a 4-3 decision,...Show More Summary

Virginia Supreme Court Rules Against Restoring Voting Rights To 200,000 Ex-Offenders

last monthNews : Huffington Post

(Reuters) - The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on Friday against Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 felons who completed their sentences, the Washington Post reported. In a 4-3 ruling,...Show More Summary

The Virginia Supreme Court should reject McAuliffe’s restoration of voting rights

Virginia law does not allow felons or ex-felons to vote. Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) lifted this restriction for all felons who have served their times, adding more than 200,000 mostly Democratic voters to the rolls. The Post supports the governor’s actions. Show More Summary

Virginia Needs to Fix Its Racist Voting Law”

Dale Ho NYT oped: THE Virginia Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday in a lawsuit that aims to strip the right to vote from more than 206,000 people, including one in five African-American adults in the state. If state … Continue reading ?

Fate of Virginia felon voting rights in hands of state court

(AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration urged the Virginia Supreme Court Tuesday to throw out a challenge to his restoration of voting rights for about 206,000 felons in time for the November elections, arguing that the governor...Show More Summary

Virginia high court hears Republican voting-rights lawsuit

last monthNews : The Raw Story

In a case that could have an impact on the November presidential election, the Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday over a Republican lawsuit challenging the blanket restoration of voting rights for 206,000 felons by Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe. If upheld, McAuliffe’s...

Virginia Supreme Court Grants Hearing to GOP Lawsuit Against McAuliffe's Felon Voting Rights Order

The Virginia Supreme Court has given state Republicans a hearing on their challenge against Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) executive order to restore...

Arnow-Richman on Reasonable Notice

Rachel Arnow-Richman comments on Casetext on the Virginia Supreme Court's rejection of any requirement of reasonable notice in the at-will context. Consistent with her recent scholarship, she's pretty critical! CAS

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