Use these categories to search and view details of policies relating to collateral consequences of a criminal conviction.
On June 13, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued the findings and recommendations from its multi-year inquiry into the scope and impact of collateral consequences across the country.
Navigating the collateral consequences that may limit occupational licensing opportunities can be daunting even when applicable laws and regulations are clear about what types of criminal records may be disqualifying. But when license eligibility depends upon whether an applicant possesses “good moral character,” the impact of an applicant’s criminal record is often entirely unclear.
This webinar provides an overview of the new NICCC site and discusses how attorneys, judges, policymakers, advocates, and people involved in the criminal justice system can leverage this one-of-a-kind resource to better navigate and understand these often-overlooked policies.
Citing the NICCC and the ten thousand-plus occupational licensing consequences it catalogs, a new Washington Post story paints an vivid portrait of how individual collateral consequences can create barriers to redemption and economic and social stability, both for people with criminal records and their families.