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Reflections and Perspectives on Reentry and Collateral Consequences
Faculty Scholarship
  • Michael Pinard, University of Maryland School of Law
Document Type
Publication Date
  • prisoners,
  • prisons
This essay addresses the continued and dramatic increase in the numbers of individuals released from correctional institutions and returning to communities across the United States. It provides a brief history of the collateral consequences of criminal convictions, and the ways in which these consequences impede productive reentry. It then highlights national and state efforts to address to persistent reentry obstacles and to better understand the range and scope of collateral consequences. It concludes by offering suggestions for reform.
Publication Citation
100 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 1213 (2010).
Citation Information
100 Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 1213 (2010).