Jon Youngwood and Janet Gochman Participate in Voting Rights Panel

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Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department Jon Youngwood and Senior Counsel Janet Gochman participated in the University of Mississippi School of Law’s “Constitution Day Virtual Panel” on September 18. Jon and Janet discussed the ongoing Hopkins v. Hosemann class action lawsuit, in which Simpson Thacher and the Southern Poverty Law Center challenge the constitutionality of Mississippi’s lifetime voting ban for people with disqualifying criminal convictions. They also discussed voting rights history and legislation generally.

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