Criminal Disenfranchisement in an International Perspective by Alec C. Ewald, Brandon Rottinghaus

By Alec C. Ewald, Brandon Rottinghaus

This number of unique essays by means of major students and advocates bargains the 1st overseas exam of the character, explanations, and results of legislation regulating vote casting through individuals with felony convictions. In finding out even if prisoners shall continue the correct to vote, a rustic faces important questions about democratic self-definition and constitutional values - and, more and more, in regards to the scope of judicial strength. but within the wealthy and transforming into literature on comparative constitutionalism, fairly little awareness has been paid to vote casting rights and election legislations. Democracy and Punishment starts off to fill that hole, exhibiting how constitutional courts in Israel, Canada, South Africa, and Australia, in addition to the eu courtroom of Human Rights, have grappled with those guidelines within the final decade, usually bringing up each other alongside the way in which. Chapters learn partisan politics, political concept, criminal management, and social values, displaying that constitutional legislations is the fruit of political and historic contingency, not only constitutional texts and formal criminal doctrine.

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