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"Oklahoma enacts automatic record clearing law," by CCRC Staff, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, May 04, 2022
"People with felony convictions received the right to vote. Now some face charges.," by Kira Lerner, Louisiana Illuminator, April 28, 2022
"Opinion: Life after life in California’s prisons," by Pendarvis Harshaw and Brandon Tauszik, Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2022
"Feds Move to Reduce Public Housing Barriers for Ex-Incarcerees," The Crime Report, April 13, 2022
"Editorial: Voting charges against Alachua County inmates show system designed to fail," by the Gainesville Sun Editorial Board, Gainesville Sun, April 08, 2022
"Just before election, court fight leaves 56,000 NC residents unclear on whether they can vote," by Will Wright, Charlotte Observer, April 04, 2022
"Voting rights," Courthouse News Service, March 30, 2022
"Felon voting ban is racially motivated and unconstitutional, NC judges rule," by Will Doran, The News & Observer, March 29, 2022
"Paroled People Can Vote in Colorado. Why Did Forms Say They Couldn’t?," by Ilica Mahajan, Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, Alexandra Arriaga, And Weihua Li, The Marshall Project, March 24, 2022
"Judicial Diversion and Deferred Adjudication: A National Survey," by CCRC Staff, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, March 01, 2022
"Waiting for Relief: A National Survey of Waiting Periods for Record Clearing," by CCRC Staff, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, February 23, 2022
"Maryland bill would allow people convicted of felonies to serve on juries," by Ovetta Wiggins, Washington Post, February 20, 2022
"Editorial: Restore voting rights to felons without additional benchmarks," Omaha World-Herald, February 18, 2022
"“The High Cost of a Fresh Start”," by CCRC Staff, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, February 14, 2022
"Giving Former Incarcerees a ‘Fair Chance’ at a Decent Job," by Nicole Jarrett, The Crime Report, January 27, 2022