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Find Out About Collateral Consequences of Criminal Charges, Proceedings, and Convictions in Your State:
Collateral Sanctions Around the United States
 
If you have information on any other resources that should be listed, please contact Kamau Butcher at kamaub@bronxdefenders.org. 
 
State-By-State Compilations
Federal Sanctions
State Sanctions
      Arizona
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Florida
Illinois
Maryland
Michigan
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Washington
 
State-By-State Compilations
 
• After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry - A Report on State Legal Barriers Facing People with Criminal Records (Legal Action Center)
 
• Relief From The Collateral Consequences Of A Criminal Conviction: A State-By-State Resource Guide (Margaret Colgate Love)
 
• National H.I.R.E. Network State Resources (Search by State)
 
Federal Sanctions
 
· Internal Exile: Collateral Consequences of Conviction in Federal Laws and Regulations (The ABA Commission on Effective Criminal Sanctions and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia)
· Federal Statutes Imposing Collateral Consequences Upon Conviction (2000) (U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of the Pardon Attorney)
· Civil Disabilities of People with Felony Convictions: A State-by-State Survey (October 1996) (U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of the Pardon Attorney)
 
State Sanctions
 
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
 
Arizona

       • Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Arizona:

Connecticut
• Consequences of a Felony Conviction Regarding Employment, OLR Research Report, April 2005,
 
Delaware
District of Columbia
• Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in the District of Columbia:
A Guide for Criminal Defense Lawyers (Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Community Defender Office, 2004)
Florida
• Collateral Sanctions: Florida’s Laws and Policies Impacting Employment Opportunities of Ex-Offenders
• Miami-Dade Public Defender http://www.pdmiami.com/redemption_project.htm
• Re-Entry Program at Florida Department of Corrections (http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/reentry/index.html)
 
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
 
Illinois
 
      • Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority – Frequently Asked Questions
 
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
• A Report on the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Maryland (University of Maryland Law School, Spring 2007)
 
Massachusetts
 
Michigan
 
• Michigan Reentry Law Wiki (produced by Legal Aid Society of West Michigan, and hosted by the Michigan Poverty Law Program)
 
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
• New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
• How to Expunge Your Criminal Record (New Jersey Courts Online)
 
New Mexico
New York
 **Reentry Net/NY (www.reentry.net/ny)
• McGregor Smyth, The Consequences of Criminal Proceedings in New York State: A Guide for Criminal Defense Attorneys and Other Advocates for Persons with Criminal Records (The Bronx Defenders, February 2010)
• Re-Entry and Reintegration: The Road to Public Safety, Report and Recommendations of the New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Proceedings (June 2006)
• Collateral Consequences of Non-Criminal Adjudications, Report by the New York County Lawyers’ Association (May 8, 2006)
 
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
• Compilation by Toledo Law Review: (http://law.utoledo.edu/students/lawreview/volumes/v36n3/mossoney_roecker.htm)
• Youthwork Information Brief: Youthful Offenders and Collateral Sanctions (http://www.learningworkconnection.org/docs/infobrief8Collateral-Sanctions.pdf)
 
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
• Community Legal Services 
* Community Education (http://www.clsphila.org/community_ed.htm)
* Information for People with Criminal Records (http://www.clsphila.org/Content.aspx?id=178
·         Employment
·         Family advocacy (representing parents involved with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services)
·         Public benefits
·         Public housing and Section 8
 
 
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
• Beyond the Conviction: What Defense Attorneys in Washington State Need to Know About Collateral & Other Non-Confinement Consequences of Criminal Convictions (Washington Defender Association, 2005)
 
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

 

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