Legal Action Center, 2004

This report discusses the legal hurdles faced by people emerging from prison. The article summarizes a two-year study by the Legal Action Center, which seeks to expose the legal obstacles placed before people with criminal records. The report offers a catalogue of each state’s legal barriers, a letter grade for each state regarding its treatment of people seeking reentry and an outline for a more progressive policy toward people seeking life after prison.

Download After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry

Research category: Reentry