RELIEF FROM THE COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION A STATE-BY-STATE RESOURCE GUIDE
Item #: 11819
Subjects: CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE
The guide is the first comprehensive survey of U.S. laws andpractices that offers a way to overcome or mitigate thecollateral legal consequences of a criminal conviction. Itbegins with short analytical pieces on executive pardon,judicial expungement and sealing, deferred adjudication andset-aside, certificates of rehabilitation and laws thatlimit consideration of conviction in connection withemployment and licensing. The heart of the guide is itsdetailed descriptions for each U.S. jurisdiction ofavailable relief mechanisms and how they operate. Includescharts allowing easy state-to-state comparisons. It is aninvaluable resource for policymakers and researchers dealingwith the legal barriers to offender re-entry, and forpractitioners at every level of the justice system.