Prop 17 & 25: Criminal Justice and Voting Rights
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California currently restores voting rights to people convicted of felonies after they have completed their sentences and are no longer on parole. Proposition 17 asks whether Californians who are no longer in prison but still on parole—about 40,000 people, a disproportionate number of which are Black or Latinx—should be allowed to vote. Also up for discussion is Proposition 25, which asks voters to either uphold or repeal a state law that replaced cash bail with a risk assessment system. Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson moderates a panel discussion on the measures and the movement for criminal justice reform.
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