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"Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland following veto override," by Erin Cox, Baltimore Sun, February 9, 2016.

"Six States Where Felons Can’t Get Food Stamps," by Eli Hager, Marshall Project, February 4, 2016.

"Bill To 'Ban The Box,' Aimed At Helping Former Criminals Find Jobs, Is No Sure Bet," by Vic Vela, Colorado Public Radio, February 2, 2016.

"Alabamians with drug convictions now eligible for food stamps, other benefits," by Leada Gore,, February 2, 2016.

"Christie OKs Measure Easing Expungement," by Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal, January 19, 2016.

"Voting rights for felons spur impassioned debate," by Erin Cox, Baltimore Sun, January 18, 2016.

"Life After Death Row," by Scott Pelley, 60 Minutes, January 10, 2016.

"Robert Downey Jr. Pardoned for 1996 Drug Conviction," by Karen Workman, New York Times, December 24, 2015.

"It’s Time for Obama to Go Big on Pardons," by Jeffrey Toobin, New Yorker, December 22, 2015.

"How Does A Rikers Inmate Become a Hero?," TED Radio Hour, NPR, December 18, 2015.

"Blog: On sentencing reform, we have to talk more about reentry," by Ashley McSwain, The Hill, December 18, 2015.

"'Collateral consequences'," by The Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun , December 18, 2015.

"Md. Gov. Hogan announces study of barriers to jobs for ex-prisoners," by Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post, December 16, 2015.

"Ex-Felons Fight To Restore Their Right To Vote," by Renata Sago, NPR, December 12, 2015.

"How a Stranger Helped One Man Rebuild His Life After Prison," by Tom Robbins, Marshall Project, December 11, 2015.

"Thanks to Republicans, Nearly a Quarter of Florida's Black Citizens Can't Vote," by Spencer Woodman, The Intercept, December 9, 2015.

"VA Program Helps Incarcerated Veterans Transition Back Into Society," by Steve Walsh, NPR, December 8, 2015.

"Why it’s Hard to be a Lifer Who’s Getting Out of Prison," by Gregory Diatchenko, as told to Beth Schwartzapfel, Marshall Project, December 4, 2015.

"Outgoing Kentucky governor restores voting rights for thousands of felons," b yAdam Beam, Associated Press, November 24, 2015.

"Federal appeals court judge speaks out on police militarization, redemption for convicts, false confessions, criminal justice reform," by Radley Balko, The Watch, November 13, 2015.

"'The Box,' and Other 'Collateral' Consequences of Criminal Convictions," by Kevin Sali, Huffington Post, November 5, 2015.

"Think It’s Hard Finding a Place to Live? Try Doing So With a Criminal Record," by Zoe Carpenter, The Nation, November 4, 2015.

"Obama's day in Newark: You are 'accomplishing extraordinary things'," by Jonathan D. Salant, The Star-Ledger, November 2, 2015.

"Obama to Announce Steps to Help Ex-Prisoners Find Jobs and Housing," by Peter Baker, New York Times, November 2, 2015.

"Prison: Breaking The Cycle," The Economist, October 28, 2015.

"How beekeeping jobs are giving ex-cons in Chicago a second chance," by Casey Tolan, Fusion, October 22, 2015.

"Updated North Carolina relief guide now available," by John Rubin, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, October 21, 2015.

"How to Get Around a Criminal Record," by The Editorial Board, New York Times, October 19, 2015.

"After decades in federal prison, former cocaine dealer tries to help other offenders," by Alexis Krell, News Tribune, October 16, 2015.

"Old Writ Could Give Ex-Offenders a New Start," by Joe Palazzolo, Wall Street Journal Law Blog, October 9, 2015.

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