Voter Restoration in Tennessee: New Roadblocks

New regulations create additional roadblocks to the existing labyrinthian voter restoration process in our state for individuals formerly convicted of a felony. Hear from experts from the Campaign Legal Center, UT Legal Clinic, and Free Hearts about the impact of these regulations and their recommended strategies for change. 1.5 hours of CLE are available.

Thursday, September 7, 2023 | 5:30 -7:00 pm CDT/6:30-8:00 pm EDT

Panelists (experts on Tennessee voter restoration issues):

Angel Romero Bowman, 5th District Neighborhood Advisory Council Member and Lonsdale Neighborhood Association Chair

A Tennesseans’ Lived Experience in Restoring Voting and Citizenship Rights

Joy Radice, Director & Associate Professor, University of Tennessee Legal Clinic

The Voting Restoration Process and its Framework: Statutes Before and After Recent Changes

Blair Bowie, Restore Your Vote Director, Campaign Legal Center and Lead Counsel for the Plaintiff Ernest Falls in Falls v. Goins and the TN-NAACP v. Lee pending class action case

Legal Challenges to the Tennessee Process 

Kathy Greenberg, Board Member, League of Women Voters of Tennessee, and Coordinator of the Restoring Voting Rights Statewide Initiative

Still Locked Out in Tennessee: A LWVTN Survey of County Officials Engaged in the Voter Restoration Process

Dawn Harrington, Executive Director, Free Hearts, and the Free the Vote Campaign

Strategies for Change: What Individuals, Organizations, and Attorneys Can Do

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September 07, 2023 at 5:30pm - 7pm

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