Learn more about collateral consequences:

Fact Sheets

Collateral Consequences Fact Sheet – The Sentencing Project

Reentry Fact Sheet – Department of Justice, Office of the US Attorneys

Juvenile Reentry Fact Sheet – Office of Justice Programs (OJP)

“Fact Sheet–Barriers to Successful Reentry of Formerly Incarcerated People” – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Publications & Reports

“Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption, and the Effects on Communities” – Report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (2019)

“The Collateral Consequences of Arrests and Convictions Under D.C., Maryland, and Virginia Law” – Report by the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (2014)

“When the Fallout of a Criminal Conviction Goes Too Far: Challenging Collateral Consequences” – Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (2015)

“The Many Roads to Reintegration: A 50-State Report on Laws Restoring Rights and Opportunities After Arrest or Conviction” – Collateral Consequences Resource Center (2020)

“The Reintegration Report Card: Grading the States on Laws Restoring Rights and Opportunities After Arrest or Conviction” – Collateral Consequences Resource Center (2020)

“Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Confronting Issues of Race and Dignity” – NYU Law Review (2010)

“Prosecuting Collateral Consequences” – Georgetown Law Journal (2016)

“Collateral Consequences” – Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (2017)

“Beyond the Sentence–Understanding Collateral Consequences” – National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction User Guide Frequently Asked Questions – National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

“The Effects of Collateral Consequences of Criminal Involvement on Employment, Use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and Health” – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

“Employment Opportunities for Justice-Involved Individuals” – Right on Crime (2021)

“Relief in Site? States Rethink the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction, 2009-2014” – Vera Institute of Justice¬†