The National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Conviction is a searchable database of the collateral consequences in all U.S. Jurisdictions.
Promote public discussion of the collateral consequences of conviction, the legal restrictions and social stigma that burden people with a criminal record long after their court-imposed sentence has been served.
Link, Nathan, Jordan M. Hyatt, Ebony Ruhland, 2020
This report examines the premise that fines and fees should be calibrated according to an individual’s particular situation and ability to pay.
Duane, Marina, Nancy G. LaVigne, Emily Reimal, and Mathew Lynch, 2017
This report examines criminal background checks as a significant collateral consequence for justice-involved people and explores the importance of employment to reducing recidivism.
Chin, Gabriel "Jack", 2017
Often applicable for life, the United States, the 50 states, and their agencies and subdivisions impose collateral consequences based on convictions from any jurisdiction.
Malcolm, John, and John-Michael Seibler, 2017
Piehl, Anne Morrison, 2016
Garretson, Heather J., 2016
New York State has the oldest and most robust certificate system, and is a model for much of the recent certificate legislation. This paper contains the first comprehensive research on New York’s certificates. The research asks whether New York’s certificates are accessible and relevant to employment. It combines statutory analysis with qualitative research. It is a study of how certificate legislation is supposed to work – and how it actually does.
Forrest, Catherine E., 2016
The consequences of a criminal conviction don’t end with the prison sentence served or fines paid. Collateral consequences
separate from and in addition to direct consequences, such as imprisonment, fines and community supervision — continue to affect millions of Americans who have been convicted of a crime as they attempt to develop productive lives after their release and rehabilitation.
Leasure, Peter, and Tia Stevens Anderson, 2016
The current study, which examines Ohio’s program for certificates of relief, presents the results of the first empirical test of the effectiveness of such certificates.
NIC Information Center, 2016
A selection of resources on the topics of :
Redemption - the process of lifting the burden of the prior record. (Blumstein and Nakamura, 2010)
Certificates of Rehabilitation - The Certificate serves as an official document to demonstrate an individual’s rehabilitation, which could result in enhanced employment opportunities. (also referred to as Restoration of Rights or Certificate of Relief from Disabilities or Certificate of Good Conduct)