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Kentucky Governor Restores Voting Rights To 140,000 Ex-Offenders

By Dave Kladney*

Kentucky is one of three states in the country that imposes a lifetime ban on voting for former felons.

Yesterday, out going Governor Steven Beshear restored voting rights to 140,000 nonviolent former felons. 220 more words

More than Jail Time: Additional Penalties and Restrictions Resulting from a Criminal Tax Conviction

When an individual is convicted of a tax crime or any crime, there is more than just jail time to worry about. Whether facing trial or negotiating a plea agreement, attorneys and defendants should consider the additional penalties that may result from a conviction. 375 more words

Tax Attorney


Unpaid court fines can result in suspended driver licenses and more. This Saturday, April 18th, the Indian River County Clerk’s Office is allowing people to save the 40% collection fee on outstanding court fees if you come in and pay. 6 more words

Criminal Law

Full Cost of Juvenile Incarceration

The Justice Policy Institute published Sticker Shock: Calculating the Full Price Tag for Youth Incarceration (December 2014), which “provides estimates of the overall costs resulting from the negative outcomes associated with incarceration” of juveniles.   100 more words


A Criminal Case - It's About Much More Than Jail

Those who practice criminal law know that when someone is facing a criminal conviction, there is much more to consider than just possible time in jail or prison. 311 more words

Criminal Law

Intervention 2.0: Collective Works

By Zerline Hughes

The organizations I’ve worked for and partnered with in the past supported the idea that “scared straight” programs do not work. 682 more words

FREE webinar | Expungement Policy and Practice in the South

As part of the New Southern Strategy Coalition, SC Appleseed invites:
  • anyone working with individuals who have criminal records
  • local and state government officials
  • nonprofits…
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