Last updated on: 8/11/2014 | Author: ProCon.org

Tara Huffman, JD Biography

Title:
Former Executive Director for Justice Maryland
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

“You should be eligible to vote as soon as your feet hit the street. You paid your debt.”

“Tara Andrews Candidate for MD Senate Focuses on African American Men Not Voting,” by C. Fraser Smith, The Baltimore Sun</i?, Aug. 20, 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Adjunct Instructor, Norwich University, June 2014-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Community College of Baltimore County, Jan. 2013-present
  • Owner and CEO, Joy Full Coaching, LLC, June 2012-present
  • Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programs, Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Apr. 2007-Aug. 2012
  • Director of Advocacy, American Lung Association, 2006-2007
  • Former Board Member (at large), Justice Policy Institute
  • Executive Director, Justice Maryland (formerly the Maryland Justice Coalition), 2002-2006
  • Maryland State Senate candidate, 2006
  • Part-time Hotline Attorney, Women’s Law Center of Maryland
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Coppin State University
  • Former Chair, Maryland Juvenile Justice Coalition
  • Former Civil Rights Attorney, Public Justice Center
Education:
  • JD, University of Maryland School of Law, 1998
  • BA, Sociology, Bowling Green State University, 1996
Other:
  • Previously used name Tara Andrews
Quoted in:
  1. Are Felons More Likely to Vote for Democrats over Republicans?
  2. Should Felons out of Prison but on Parole or Probation Regain Their Ability to Vote?