Reflections and Perspectives on Reentry and Collateral Consequences

13 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2012

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Michael Pinard

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

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.

Keywords: prisoners, prisons

Suggested Citation

Pinard, Michael, Reflections and Perspectives on Reentry and Collateral Consequences (2010). Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 100, 2010, pp. 1213-1224, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-9, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1759544

Michael Pinard (Contact Author)

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law ( email )

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Baltimore, MD 21201-1786
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