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Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

June 07, 2010
This testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security examines how convictions can impose barriers to reentry for formerly incarcerated reforms and provides recommendations for reform.

In his testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer presents an overview of the range of consequences that affect people with criminal convictions as well as an assessment of their impact on reentry, recidivism, and civic participation. He also offers recommendations for reform to address some of these issues.

To read the testimony, download the PDF below.

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