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How a heavy police presence in high-crime neighborhoods hurts democracy

Humphrey School hosts discussion with Vesla Weaver on the impacts of denying voting rights to prisoners.

"The stability of democracy depends on the losers, or least powerful, to still believe they can enter the contest, to still abide by the same system rather than seek to subvert it," Weaver said. But her interviews convinced her that the opposite is occurring.

April 1, 2013

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