Fla. Felon Vote Ruling Could Reach Beyond Sunshine State
Law360.com // Carolina Bolado
May 29, 2020
Voting rights activists throughout the Eleventh Circuit — which includes Florida, Georgia and Alabama — say they are closely watching the fate of U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle's May 24 decision as it heads to the appeals court, where Florida intends to seek expedited review before the full appeals court, according to a filing on Friday. A ruling from the Eleventh Circuit could have a direct impact on the felon reenfranchisement programs in all three states. The plaintiffs are represented by Danielle M. Lang, Mark P. Gaber, Molly E. Danahy, Jonathan M. Diaz, and Blair Bowie of the Campaign Legal Center.
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