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Volume 106 - Issue 3

AN UNCONSTITUTIONAL POLL TAX? PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION PROVIDES INSIGHT ON FLORIDA STATUTE SB7066.

By: Seiko Shastri, Vol. 104 Staff Member An estimated 6 million United States citizens do not have the right to vote because of a prior criminal conviction.[1] One-quarter of those disenfranchised individuals––1.5 million Americans––live in the state of Florida.[2] This disenfranchisement has disproportionately affected black residents, preventing nearly 20 percent of black adults of voting…

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