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June 2007 (University of Maryland School of Law)

A Report on the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Maryland

Comprehensive document outlining the range of collateral consequences faced by Maryland residents who have been convicted of a felony, including barriers to accessing government assistance, housing, employment, and licensing.  The report presents deficiencies in the state's mechanisms for notifying individuals of the loss of certain rights and calls upon the broader community of practitioners and lawmakers to revisit these policies and consider the need for comprehensive reform.  55 pages

Author: Reentry of Ex-Offenders Clinic
Issue Area(s): Collateral Consequences