The rapper's misdemeanor charges have been upgraded.
Thousands of Georgia residents are cut off from voting due to a vaguely worded law that state election officials interpret in the strictest possible manner.
Alabama's Human Life Protection Act would make it a felony to perform abortions, even in cases involving incest -- a crime with a lesser penalty.
Critics say the measure is akin to a poll tax and violates the will of voters, who recently lifted the state's lifetime voting ban for people with felonies.
Critics say the legislation amounts to a poll tax and violates a constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved in November to allow people with felonies to vote.
Several candidates said voting rights should be restored to people released from prison. None said they support the right of felons to vote while incarcerated.
Spacey, charged with felony indecent assault, doesn't want to go to his arraignment hearing.
"It’s real basic constitutional rights 101,” said Rep. Gwen Moore, the legislation's sponsor.
People like Mason with felony convictions can’t vote. Why is that?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restored parolees' right to vote back in April.
"Lying to Congress is a federal crime," senator notes.
Avenatti said cases against Cohen won't be dropped until there's "full disclosure and accountability."
Roanoke Police Department arrested James Trainor on a felony property damage charge on Monday.
The DOJ charged over 200 alleged #J20 protesters with felonies, but it could only secure one felony guilty plea.
“I’m unwilling to take no for an answer, I’m gonna make it law by executive order."
A federal judge ruled in January that Scott has until April 26 to announce a new state plan for restoring voting rights to former felons.
States have taken widely varying approaches.
The state would be just the third where felons in jail could cast a ballot.
May 4th was a day I'd been anticipating for some time. That was the day Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason, who heads the Office of Justice Programs in the Department of Justice, publicly announced a new agency-wide policy directing her staff to stop using "disparaging labels" like "ex-convict" and "ex-felon" in all their communications.