New Report On Consequences Of Federal Convictions


Click here for the report “Internal Exile: The Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction in Federal Law”.

Collateral consequences are penalties imposed on convicted persons, often automatically, in addition to a sentence imposed by a court.Those that arise under federal law apply to both federal and state offenders. The ABA asked states to inventory collateral consequences in 2003, and and several states have prepared studies of their own collateral sanctions.

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