Lakeith Smith's case epitomizes the issues with the "felony murder" doctrine.
Plus: Ex-felons and the right to vote, Gavin Newsom's plan to cap oil company profits collides with reality, and more...
Ron DeSantis Touted the Arrest of 20 People for Illegally Voting. Some Say They Were Told They Were Eligible.
The messy rollout of a constitutional amendment restoring voting rights to felons is now creating more felony crimes.
A change in Tennessee’s definition of a firearm allows for felons to own a gun provided it was manufactured before 1899.
Incarcerated people are already paying their debt to society. What good does it do the rest of the population to take away their right to have a say?
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
Allen Turner didn't know his business was illegal until it was too late.
He faces a reelection challenge from the left, with Cynthia Nixon running on criminal justice issues like pot legalization.
The state uses a panel of partisan officials with absolute discretion to determine who gets to vote again