Like Grief After a Car Accident, Employment Consequences of a Criminal Record Can Last a Lifetime
Huffington Post
January 14, 2016

An advocate writes in the Huffington Post Business about the collateral consequences of having an offense on his record.

“What I did not realize was that by joining the 70-100 million Americans with criminal records, I immediately and permanently lost rights and opportunities I had previously taken for granted. Laura’s family has somehow forgiven me and continued to welcome me at their gatherings, but society offers only perpetual punishment.”

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