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Thread: Crimes specifically identified as disenfranchising by the Attorney General's Office.

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    Janet Wilson Guest

    Default Crimes specifically identified as disenfranchising by the Attorney General's Office.

    Q What crimes has the Attorney General’s Office specifically identified as disenfranchising?

    A Based on Constitutional Section 241 and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Cotton v. Fordice, 157 F.3d 388 (5th Cir. 1998), they are: Arson; Armed Robbery; Bigamy; Bribery; Embezzlement; Extortion; Felony Bad Check; Felony Shoplifting; Forgery; Larceny; Murder; Obtaining Money or Goods under False Pretense; Perjury; Rape; Receiving Stolen Property; Robbery; Theft; Timber Larceny; Unlawful Taking of Motor Vehicle; Statutory Rape; Carjacking; and Larceny Under Lease or Rental Agreement. (Attorney General’s Opinion to Heggie dated July 9, 2009)
    Last edited by Janet Wilson; 10-12-2009 at 03:11 PM.

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