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NACDL News: Groups Expand Restoration of Rights Project

By Ivan J. Dominguez, Ezra Dunkle-Polier, and Alexandra Funk

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On June 28, 2017, the Collateral Consequences Resource Center and its partner organizations, NACDL, the National Legal Aid & Defender Association, and the National HIRE Network, announced the launch of the newly expanded and fully updated Restoration of Rights Project.

The Restoration of Rights Project is an online resource that offers state-by-state analyses of the law and practice in each U.S. jurisdiction relating to restoration of rights and status following arrest or conviction. These jurisdictional profiles address areas such as loss and restoration of civil rights and firearms rights, judicial and executive mechanisms for avoiding or mitigating collateral consequences, and provisions addressing non-discrimination in employment and licensing. In addition, a set of 50 state comparison charts summarizes the law in each jurisdiction and illustrates national patterns in restoration laws and policies. The Restoration of Rights Project is available now at http://restor

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