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Order for Blanket Restoration of Felon Rights Invalid (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia grants a writ of mandamus to overturn an Ex­ecutive Order that restored voting and other civil rights to some 206,000 Vir­ginians convicted of a felony who have completed their sentences and periods of supervised release; petitioners – leg­islative leaders and Virginia voters – have standing and the governor’s clem­ency power ...

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