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"In Baltimore, more employers hiring formerly incarcerated people," PBS NewsHour, February 17, 2018.

"Citizens United Unleashed," by Mark Joseph Stern, Slate, February 5, 2018.

"Why a Convicted Killer Is Running for Office in Texas," by Jordan Smith, The Intercept, February 4, 2018.

"Florida’s ban on ex-felons voting is unconstitutional and biased, federal judge rules," by Derek Hawkins, Washington Post, February 2, 2018.

"New Jail Pilot Projects Seek To Prevent Recidivism," by Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio, January 30, 2018.

"Opinion: Floridians should scrap these retrograde, racist voting laws," by Washington Post, January 29, 2018.

"Kochs offer $4M for anti-recidivism program," by Jonathan Easley, The Hill, January 24, 2018.

"Florida Will Vote on Restoring Voting Rights to 1.5 Million Ex-Felons," by Ari Berman, Mother Jones, January 23, 2018.

"Are Felons Fit to Be Lawyers? Increasingly, the Answer Is Yes," by Elizabeth Olson, New York Times, January 19, 2018.

"As Labor Pool Shrinks, Prison Time Is Less of a Hiring Hurdle," by Ben Casselman, New York Times, January 13, 2018.

"The Best Part of Legal Weed Is Erasing Your Criminal History," by Hayley Fox, VICE, January 10, 2018.

"How Letting Felons Vote Is Changing Virginia," by Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic, January 8, 2018.

"Editorial: Florida's 1.5 Million Missing Voters," New York Times, January 2, 2018.

"A Former Prison Chef Gets His Own Restaurant," by Nick Corasaniti, New York Times, December 22, 2017.

"This Ballot Initiative Could Restore Voting Rights to More Than a Million Floridians," by Sasha Abramsky, The Nation, December 20, 2017.

"New report: Roundup of 2017 expungement and restoration laws," by Collateral Consequences Resource Center, December 14, 2017.

"Opinion: Why hiring people with criminal records benefits all of us," by Mike Jandernoa, Fox News, December 13, 2017.

"New Hope for New Yorkers With Criminal Convictions," by Beth Fertig, WNYC, November 27, 2017.

"The high price of being wrongly accused in Alabama's 'monetized' criminal justice system," by Ashley Remkus,, November 6, 2017.

"Opinion: Prisoners who risk their lives during Calif. wildfires shouldn't be shut out of profession," by Katherine Katcher, Sonja Tonnesen and Neeraj Kumar, USA Today, November 3, 2017.

"Ex-Felons Voting for the First Time Could Shake Virginia Governor’s Race," by Samantha Michaels, Mother Jones, November 2, 2017.

"In Florida, Felons Want Voting Rights Back As Soon As They Complete Their Sentences," by Renata Sago, NPR, October 21, 2017.

"Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record," by Lakshmi Singh, NPR, October 21, 2017.

"California enacts sweeping fair employment law," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, October 20, 2017.

"California Compilation of Collateral Consequences launched," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, October 20, 2017.

"New report: 50-state guide to expungement and restoration of rights," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, October 12, 2017.

"Will Florida Banish the Ghost of Jim Crow?," by Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic, October 3, 2017.

"Clean Slate Clearinghouse goes live," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, September 29, 2017.

"California poised for major change in fair employment law," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, September 22, 2017.

"A Decades-Old Conviction Cost Me My Post-Retirement Job," by Beverly Harrison, The Marshall Project, September 10, 2017.

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