U of M law professors file brief in voting rights restoration case

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 02, 2022 6:00 AM CT | Published: March 01, 2022 6:36 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis law professor Steve Mulroy (middle) leads a press conference Tuesday, March 1, to discuss restoring voting rights for former felons.&nbsp;Mulroy said Tennessee has some of the most restrictive voting rights restoration processes for former felons in the country.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis law professor Steve Mulroy (middle) leads a press conference Tuesday, March 1, to discuss restoring voting rights for former felons. Mulroy said Tennessee has some of the most restrictive voting rights restoration processes for former felons in the country. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Only nine states in the nation require former felons to pay off fines, fees or court costs before being allowed to vote again. Tennessee is one of them.

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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