Tags » Collateral Consequences

FL isn't "arbitrarily" prosecuting children as adults. It's deliberate. And it's Jim Crow.

US: Florida Arbitrarily Prosecuting Children as Adults | Human Rights Watch

(Tallahassee) – Every year, the state of Florida arbitrarily and unfairly prosecutes hundreds of children as adults, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. 286 more words

US v. Talkington - Sex Offender Registration is Collateral

After being convicted of touching the breasts and penetrating the vagina of a woman whom he believed to be asleep, Airman First Class (A1C) Talkington provided an unsworn statement to the panel.   243 more words

Sexual Assault

Decisions on Bail for Domestic Violence


WESTBOROUGH, MA   Is there any coincidence that Democratic House Speaker Robert DeLeo has joined forces with Attorney General Martha Coakley to bring forth a new bill that will provide for stiffer bail conditions and tougher sanctions for repeat DV offenders?   969 more words

Human Behavior

Support SB 1384! Help people access stable jobs as certified nursing assistants.

We urge you to support Senate Bill 1384! SB 1384 (Mitchell) reforms the stringent conviction barriers to becoming a certified nursing assistant (CNA) by eliminating  the automatic denial of certified nursing assistant (CNA) applicants that have one of a long list of specific convictions, regardless of… 526 more words


Indiana needs to develop an easy way for children and adults to apply to expunge their juvenile records.  A great model comes from our neighbor to the west, Illinois.   195 more words