Debate & Analysis

Prisoners' Right to Vote

Handcuffs
prisoner || prigioniero
by remuz [Jack The Ripper], available on Flickr

Dr George Letsas has written an opinion piece on prisoners' right to vote in defense of the European Court of Human Rights. 

Is the European Court of Human Rights wrong on the issue of prisoners’ voting rights? The power of courts to have the final say on matters of fundamental individual rights is a central feature of the constitutional order of many liberal democracies. The historical origins of how courts came to have this significant power vary from country to country. More

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