Last updated on: 2/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Jessie S. Allen, JD Biography

Title:
Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at the New York University School of Law
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
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:
  • Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering, New York University School of Law, 2005-Present
  • Present, Associate Counsel of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law
Education:
  • JSD, Columbia Law School, 2006
  • JD, summa cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 1996
  • BFA, Theater, New York University, 1978
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) Apply to Felon Disenfranchisement Laws?