Last updated on: 11/27/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

George Brooks, JD Biography

Title:
Attorney
Position:
Con to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

“Felon disenfranchisement is plainly constitutional and consistent with the intent of the framers of both the Fourteenth Amendment and the Voting Rights Act. It is a practice with deep roots in history that continues to be widely utilized today.”

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Sep. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to felon voting issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to felon voting issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President, Fordham Law Republicans, 2005
Education:
  • JD, Fordham University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Would Re-Enfranchised Felons Voting as a Bloc Subvert Laws Protecting Society?
  2. Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?
  3. Does the Social Contract Theory Present a Valid Reason for Felon Disenfranchisement?