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

Jason D. Schall, JD Biography

Title:
Associate Attorney with Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

“Denying felons the opportunity to vote transverses fundamental political rights and is not consistent with social contract theory.”

“The Consistency of Felon Disenfranchisement With Citizenship Theory,” 2004

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:
  • Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, D.C., 2004-Present
Education:
  • JD, cum laude, Harvard University, 2004
  • BS, Cornell University, 2001
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does the Social Contract Theory Present a Valid Reason for Felon Disenfranchisement?