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Besides Arizona, Florida is another state where those who have previously been convicted of a felony must jump through many hoops to restore their rights.The road to restoration: reclaiming your rights as a once-convicted felon|Truthbetold|November 1, 2020|TruthBeTold.news
None of the officers included in the review has been convicted of crimes or determined to have committed misconduct.Officers Who Wrote Multiple Seditious Language Tickets Have Been Accused of Other Violations|Kara Grant|October 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Until recently, the state restricted anyone convicted of a felony from voting, even after they’d finished their sentence.A crashed voter registration website is Floridians’ latest obstacle to the right to vote|Sara Morrison|October 9, 2020|Vox
The proportions were even higher in Maine and Rhode Island, where 38% and 43% of convicted felons registered to vote, respectively.In Florida, the Gutting of a Landmark Law Leaves Few Felons Likely to Vote|by Lawrence Mower and Langston Taylor, Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times|October 7, 2020|ProPublica
A staffer convicted of felony theft now reviews defendants’ finances to determine whether they will receive a state-funded attorney.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
Even so, at least one juror apparently balked at convicting a man for violating wildlife protection laws by protecting wildlife.
If the government succeeds in convicting Manning under this Act, an appeal raising First Amendment issues is almost guaranteed.
I could not refrain from alluding to them, without convicting myself of carelessness and frivolity.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Juries also disliked convicting when the penalty for coining sixpence was the same as the penalty for killing a mother.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
And the chances are that in convicting Mike, half a dozen mysterious burglaries will have been solved.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
Addresses in every part of the nation, and convicting them of falsehoods.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
“I am glad you came to me at last,” Helen said, quietly, interrupting his convicting thoughts.The Spell|William Dana Orcutt