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Padilla Checklist for Judges: Proper Consideration of “Enmeshed Penalties” (or Collateral Consequences) in a Criminal Case (The Bronx Defenders - Updated December 2010)

  • Organization: The Bronx Defenders
  • Author: McGregor Smyth
  • Date Created: Friday, December 31, 2010
  • Attachment(s): PDF

2-page checklist of actions Judges can take to comply with the Supreme Court's decision in Padilla v. Kentucky and to mitigate enmeshed penalties (so-called "collateral" consequences) for individuals in the areas of immigration, access to criminal records and sealing, orders of protection, financial consequences, and certificates of rehabilitation. (Updated December 2010)

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