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Ban the Box: Major U.S. Cities and Counties Adopt Fair Hiring Policies to Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment of People with Criminal Records

This resource guide documents municipalities that have taken steps to remove barriers to employment for qualified workers with criminal records.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals Under Correctional Supervision: Consent as a Defense

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws addressing the issue of consent in a relationship between staff and inmates.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals in Jails

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals in jails.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals in Lock-Ups

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals in lock-ups.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals in Custody

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals in custody.

State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Sexual Abuse of Individuals Under Community Corrections Supervision

This map shows those states that do or do not have laws prohibiting the sexual abuse of individuals under community corrections supervision.

Fifty State Survey of Adult Sex Offender Registration Requirements

State requirements for the registration of adult sex offenders are compiled and presented.

Breaking the Code of Silence: Correction Officers' Handbook on Identifying and Addressing Sexual Misconduct

Critical issues related to staff sexual misconduct with offenders are discussed.

50 State Survey of Sexual Offenses Against Children (Statutory Rape)

The responses from a survey about laws concerning the statutory rape of children are presented. Offense type, description, and penalty are noted.

Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, February 2003

Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; "The Future of Jail Legislation, Resources, and Funding by Michael Thompson; "Legislation, Resources, and Funding: A Perspective From Our Professional Associations" by Stephen Ingley, Jim Gondles, and Tom Faust, and more.

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