Tag Archives: United States Department of Justice

The New Grandfather Clause: Illegally Disenfranchising 11% of New Orleans, and Other Tidbits

Upon moving from Rhode Island to Louisiana, I was curious about my voting rights.  In 2006, I was part of a small group of people to move Rhode Island voters to amend their constitution- and re-enfranchise people on probation and … Continue reading

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Judges, Integrity, and Coming Up Short… (Facebook? Really??)

Just in case you felt that judges were above the fray, this Facebook post by West Virginia Circuit Judge John Yoder says it all.  This man has a history of flagrant behavior, such as illegally forcing indigents to pay fees, … Continue reading

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