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

"Nevada’s good sealing law gets better," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, September 1, 2017.

"Nevada’s New Record-Sealing Law: ‘One of Broadest’ in U.S.," by Suzanne Potter, The Crime Report, August 30, 2017.

"A closer look at Indiana’s expungement law," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, August 30, 2017.

"Road to Redemption," by Cooper Levey-Baker, Sarasota Magazine, August 28, 2017.

"Illinois enacts boadest sealing law in Nation," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, August 25, 2017.

"Preview of 50-state report on effective relief mechanisms," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, August 17, 2017.

"PA high court holds sex offender registration unconstitutional," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, July 19, 2017.

"Editorial: Louisiana’s Big Step on Justice Reform," New York Times, July 19, 2017.

"Opinion: America steals votes from felons. Until it stops, our democracy will be weakened," by Russ Feingold, The Guardian, July 18, 2017.

"Life On Parole," by Matthew O'Neill, FRONTLINE, July 18, 2017.

"Beyond Bars: The economic impacts of the criminal justice system," by Joshua Vaughn, The Sentinel, July 16, 2017.

"Released From Prison But Locked Out of Work," by Eric Boehm, Reason, July 10, 2017.

"California follows federal lead in limiting employment screening," by Joshua Gaines, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, July 10, 2017.

"Joint Announcement: Restoration of Rights Project," News Release, June 28, 2017.

"Pa. Senate passes first-of-its-kind bill sealing some criminal records," by Jane M. Von Bergen,, June 28, 2017.

"Louisiana Is First State To Ban Public Colleges From Asking About Criminal History," by Anya Kamenetz, NPR, June 22, 2017.

"Opinion: Reducing recidivism means real commitment to second chances," by John Wetzel and Heidi Washington, The Hill, June 20, 2017.

"Opinion Contributor: When twisted justice stops prisoners from starting over," by Lottie Joiner, USA TODAY, June 19, 2017.

"Mobile App Gives Felons a Fresh Start," by Allen Young, KQED NPR, June 16, 2017.

"McAuliffe to turn over list of restored felons to settle suit from state prosecutor," by Laura Vozzella, The Washington Post, June 15, 2017.

"“Back to Business” – A report on fair chance hiring policies," Collateral Consequences Resource Center, June 13, 2017.

"Private diversion programs are failing those who need help the most," by Lee Romney, Reveal, May 31, 2017.

"Here and Now: 'Jails To Jobs' Program In New York City Aims To Curb Recidivism," Here and Now, NPR, May 24, 2017.

"Alabama Legislature approves bill that would restore 'many' felons' voting rights," by Connor Sheets,, May 19, 2017 .

"What does Mississippi owe a 13-year-old who falsely confessed to murder?," by Radley Balko, 'The Watch' Blog, May 17, 2017.

"National law reform proposal on collateral consequences," by Margaret Love, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, May 16, 2017.

"Opinion: How to ensure men are not locked out of society after having been locked up," by Lamont Carey, The Washington Post, May 13, 2017.

"Strong momentum for fair-chance hiring and occupational licensing reform in 2017," by Beth Avery, Collateral Consequences Resource Center, May 12, 2017.

"Wrongfully convicted and imprisoned, Jimmie Gardner is seeking more justice," by Courtland Milloy, The Washington Post, May 9, 2017.

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