The ACLU of Mississippi, along with the NAACP, filed an amicus brief in support of Plaintiffs-Appellees Cross-Appellants’ contention that the lifetime disenfranchisement of felons in Mississippi pursuant to Section 241 of the Mississippi Constitution violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. 

Date filed

November 19, 2019


U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Case number