Journal Articles

A New Era for Expungement Law Reform? Recent Developments at the State and Federal Levels
Murray, Brian
Harvard Law and Policy Review 10

A New Look at the Employment and Recidivism Relationship Through the Lens of a Criminal Background Check
Megan Denver, Garima Siwach, and Shawn D. Bushway

A Proposal to Allow the Presentation of Mitigation in Juvenile Court So That Juvenile Charges May Be Expunged in Appropriate Cases
Puzone, Katherine I.
Pace Law Review 36, no. 2

A Wealth of Inequalities: Mass Incarceration, Employment, and Racial Disparities in U.S. Household Wealth, 1996 to 2011
Sykes, Brian L. and Michelle Maroto
The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 2 (6): 129-152

An Experimental Study of the Effectiveness of Certificates of Recovery as Collateral Consequence Relief Mechanisms
November 7, 2016
Leasure, Peter, and Tia Stevens Andersen
Yale Law & Policy Review Inter Alia

An Integrated Perspective on the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions and Reentry Issues Faced by Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Pinard, Michael
Boston University Law Review 86

Ants Under the Refrigerator? Removing Expunged Cases from Commercial Background Checks
Winter 2016
Dietrich, Sharon
Criminal Justice

Are Criminal Convictions a Public Matter? The USA and Spain
Jacobs, James B. and Elena Larrauri
Punishment and Society 14, no. 1

Arrests as Guilt
Anna Roberts
Alabama Law Review

Arrests as Regulation
Jain, Eisha
Stanford Law Review 67, no. 4

Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment
June 2016
Agan, Amanda Y. and Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper no. 16-012

Banning the Box but Keeping the Discrimination? Disparate Impact and Employers’ Overreliance on Criminal Background Checks
Smith, Johnathan
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 49

Called ‘Out’ at Home: The One-Strike Eviction Policy and Juvenile Court
Kaplan, Wendy J., and David Rossman
Duke Forum for Law & Social Change 3

Clean Slate: Expanding Expungements and Pardons for Non-Violent Federal Offenders
Silva, Lahny R.
University of Cincinnati Law Review 79, no. 1

Collateral Consequences in the American States
January 2012
Ewald, Alec
Social Science Quarterly 93, no. 1

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
December 2017
Chin, Gabriel J.
Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Confronting Issues of Race and Dignity
Pinard, Michael
New York University Law Review 85, no. 2

Collateral Costs: The Effects of Incarceration on the Employment and Earnings of Young Workers
October 2007
Harry J. Holzer
Institute for the Study of Labor

Compounded Disadvantage: Race, Incarceration, and Wage Growth
October 2008
Lyons, Christopher J., and Becky Pettit
National Poverty Center Working Paper Series, no. 08-16

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Criminal Record Expungement in Santa Clara County
Chapin, Meyli, Alon Elhanan, Matthew Rillera, Audrey Solomon, and Tyler Woods
Undergraduate Practicum, Stanford University

Creating Positive Consequences: Improving Education Outcomes for Youth Adjudicated Delinquent
Burdick, Katherine, Jessica Feierman, and Maura McInerney
Duke Forum for Law & Social Change, Vol. 3

Credentialing Decisions and Criminal Records: A Narrative Approach
Megan Denver and Alec Ewald

Criminal Background and Job Performance
May 2017
Minor, Dylan, Nicola Persico, and Deborah M. Weiss
The Society of Labor Economists

Criminal Record Questions in the Era of “Ban the Box”
February 2017
Vuolo, Mike, Sarah Lageson, and Christopher Uggen
Criminology & Public Policy 16, no. 1

Criminal Records, Race and Redemption
Pinard, Michael
New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 16, no.4

Criminal Stigma, Race, Gender, and Employment: An Expanded Assessment of the Consequences of Imprisonment for Employment
Decker, Scott H., Cassia Spohn, and Natalie R. Ortiz
Report to the National Institute of Justice, Award No. 2010-MU-MU-0004

Discrimination in a Low-Wage Labor Market: a Field Experiment
Pager, Devah, Bart Bonikowski, and Bruce Western
American Sociological Review 74, no.5

Does ‘Ban the Box’ Help or Hurt Low-Skilled Workers? Statistical Discrimination and Employment Outcomes When Criminal Histories Are Hidden
July 2016
Doleac, Jennifer L. and Benjamin Hansen
National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper 22469

Does a Criminal Past Predict Worker Performance? Evidence from One of America’s Largest Employers
January 2018
Lundquist, Jennifer, Devah Pager, and Eiko Strader
Social Forces

Enduring Risk? Old Criminal Records and Predictions of Future Criminal Involvement
January 2007
Kurlychek, Megan C., Robert Brame, and Shawn D. Bushway
Crime & Delinquency 53, no. 1

Expungement and Limiting Public Access to Alaska Criminal Case Records in the Digital Age
Spring 2015
Armstrong, Barbara, and Deborah Periman
Alaska Justice Forum 32, no. 1

Expungement and Post-Exoneration Offending
Shlosberg, Amy, Evan J. Mandery, Valerie West, and Bennett Callaghan
Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 104

Expungement, Defamation and False Light: Is What Happened Before What Really Happened or Is There a Chance for a Second Act in America?
May 2017
Del Tosto Brogan, Doris
Loyola University Chicago Law Journal

Expunging America’s Rap Sheet in the Information Age
Roberts, Jenny
Wisconsin Law Review 2, no. 321

Extension of Current Estimates of Redemption Times: Robustness Testing, Out-of-State Arrests, and Racial Differences
October 2012
Blumstein, Alfred, and Kiminori Nakamura
National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Facing Your Criminal Record: Expungement and the Collateral Problem of Wrongfully Represented Self
February 2013
Myrick, Amy
Law and Society Review 47, no.1

Federal Expungement: A Concept in Need of a Definition
April 2012
Diehm, James
St. John’s Law Review 66, no. 1

Found Out and Opting Out: The Consequences of Online Criminal Records for Families
Lageson, Sarah Esther
The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 665, no. 1

Georgia: Collateral Consequences of Arrests and Convictions: Policy and Law in Georgia
September 2008
Dennard, H. Lane Jr. and Patrick C. DiCarlo
Georgia Justice Project

I Did My Time: The Transformation of Indiana’s Expungement Law
Summer 2015
Dugan, Joseph C.
Indiana Law Journal 90, no. 3

In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
June 2012
Solomon, Amy L.
NIJ Journal 270

In Search of Redemption: Expungement of Federal Criminal Records
Mukherji, Raj
Law School Student Scholarship, Seton Hall Law School

Indefinite Punishment and The Criminal Record: Stigma Reports Among Expungement-Seekers in Illinois
August 2016
Ispa-Landa, Simone, and Charles E. Loeffler
Criminology 54, no. 3

Informal Collateral Consequences
Logan, Wayne
Washington Law Review 88, no. 3

Investigating Prisoner Reentry: The Impact of Conviction Status on the Employment Prospects of Young Men
Pager, Devah and Bruce Western
Report to the National Institute of Justice, Document 228584, Award 2005-IJ-CX-0019

Journey Out of Neverland: CORI Reform, Commonwealth v. Peter Pon, and Massachusetts’s Emergence as a National Exemplar for Juvenile Record Sealing
Skall, Chris
Boston College Law Review 57, no. 1

Juvenile Arrest and Collateral Educational Damage in the Transition to Adulthood
May 2012
Kirk, David S., and Robert A. Sampson
Sociology of Education 86

Juvenile Court and Contemporary Diversion: Helpful, Harmful, or Both?
Mears, Daniel P., et al.
Criminology and Public Policy 15, no. 3

Juvenile Incarceration and the Pains of Imprisonment
Fagan, Jeffrey, and Aaron Kupchik
Duke Forum for Law & Social Change 3

Keep the Courtroom Doors Closed So the Doors of Opportunity Can Remain Open: An Argument for Maintaining Privacy in the Juvenile Justice System
Siddiky, Leila R.
Howard Law Journal 55

Legal Ambiguity in Managerial Assessments of Criminal Records
Lageson, Sarah E., Mike Vuolo, and Christopher Uggen
Law & Social Inquiry 40, no.1

Legislating Forgiveness: A Study of Post- Conviction Certificates as Policy to Address the Employment Consequences of a Conviction
February 2016
Garretson, Heather J.
Public Interest Law Journal 25

Legislative Advocacy for and by Youth Transitioning from Foster Care: A Practice/Education Collaboration
May 2011
Ausbrooks, Angela R., David M. Gwin, and J. Karen Brown
Journal of Public Child Welfare 5

Limiting the Use of Expunged Offenses in Bar and Law School Admissions Processes: A Case for Not Creating Unnecessary Problems
Simon, Mitchell M.
Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy 28

Local Labor Markets and Criminal Recidivism
March 2017
Yang, Crystal S.
Journal of Public Economics Volume 147

Mass Incarceration and the Proliferation of Criminal Records
Spring 2006
Jacobs, James B
University of St. Thomas Journal of Law 3, no. 3

More Justice and Less Harm: Reinventing Access to Criminal History Records
Corda, Alessandro
Howard Law Journal 60, No. 1

No Clean Slates: Unpacking the Complications of Juvenile Expungement in the Wake of “In Re Welfare of J.J.P.”
Puechner, Nic
William Mitchell Law Review 40, no. 3

Open Juvenile Records in Washington State: Process, Effects, and Costs of Protective Mechanisms
Calero, Tony
M.P.A. project, University of Washington

Paying Their Debt to Society: Forgiveness, Redemption and the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act
Love, Margaret C.
Howard Law Journal 54, no.3

Perceived Criminality, Background Checks, and the Racial Hiring Practices of Employers,_etal-PerceivedCriminality-oct2006.pdf
Harry J. Holzer, Steven Raphael, and Michael A. Stoll
Journal of Law and Economics

Preventing Background Screeners from Reporting Expunged Criminal Cases
April 2015
Sharon Dietrich
Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Productive Addicts and Harm Reduction: How Work Reduces Crime—But Not Drug Use
Uggen, Christopher, and Sarah K.S. Shannon
Social Problems 61, no. 1

Prosecuting Collateral Consequences
Jain, Eisha
Georgetown Law Journal 104, no. 5

Racial Disparities in Pretrial Diversion: An Analysis of Outcomes Among Men Charged with Felonies and Processed in State Courts
Schlesinger, Traci
Race and Justice 3, no.3

Reconsidering Policy Barriers for Justice-Involved College Students
June 2018
Bradley D. Custer
Journal of College Access

Redemption in the Presence of Widespread Criminal Background Checks
May 2009
Blumstein, Alfred, and Kiminori Nakamura
Criminology 47, no. 2

Reducing Crime through Expungements
Mungan, Murat C.
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization

Reforming the Law of Reputation
Pasquale, Frank
Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 47

Rights Restoration and the Entanglement of US Criminal and Civil Law: A Study of New York’s Certificates of Relief
Winter 2016
Ewald, Alec
Law and Social Inquiry 41, no. 1

Sealing the Record: An Analysis of Jurisdictional Variations in Juvenile Sex Offender Record Sealing Laws
Wieder, Nori
Health Matrix: The Journal of Law Medicine 24:1

Significant Entanglements: A Framework for the Civil Consequences of Criminal Convictions
Shanahan, Colleen F.
American Criminal Law Review 49, no. 3

Sustaining Privacy and Open Justice in the Transition to Online Court Records: A Multidisciplinary Inquiry
Conley, Amanda, and Anupam Datta
Maryland Law Review 71, no. 3

The Absorbing Status of Incarceration and its Relationship with Wealth Accumulation
Maroto, Michelle L.
Journal of Quantitative Criminology 31: 207-236

The Criminal Population in New England: Records, Convictions, and Barriers to Employment
March 2017
Sullivan, Riley and Robert Clifford
New England Public Policy Center Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

The Data-Broker Threat: Proposing Federal Legislation to Protect Post-Expungement Privacy
Wayne, Logan Danielle
Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology Volume 102:1

The Edge of Stigma: An Experimental Audit of The Effects of Low-Level Criminal Records on Employment
Uggen, Christopher, Mike Vuolo, Sarah Lageson, Ebony Ruhland, and Hilary K. Whitham
Criminology 52, no. 4

The Expungement Myth
Shlosberg, Amy, Evan J. Mandery, and Valerie West
Albany Law Review 75, no.3

The Growth, Scope, and Spatial Distribution of People With Felony Records in the United States, 1948–2010
October 2017
Shannon, Sarah K.S., Christopher Uggen, Jason Schnittker, et al.
Demography Vol. 54, No. 5

The Juvenile Record Myth
Joy Radice
Georgetown Law Journal

The Language of Stigmatization and the Mark of Violence: Experimental Evidence on the Social Construction and Use of Criminal Record Stigma
June 2017
Megan Denver, Justin T. Pickett, and Shawn D. Bushway

The Mark of a Criminal Record
Pager, Devah
American Journal of Sociology 108, no. 5

The New Civil Death: Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Conviction
Chin, Gabriel J.
University of Pennsylvania Law Review 160, no. 6

The Predictive Value of Criminal Background Checks: Do Age and Criminal History Affect Time to Redemption?
February 2011
Bushway, Shawn D., Paul Nieuwbeerta, and Arjan Blokland
Criminology 49, no. 1

Criminal Record Clearing and Employment Outcomes
Selbin, Jeffrey, Justin McCrary, and Joshua Epstein
Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 108, no. 1

Unstitching Scarlet Letters? Prosecutorial Discretion and Expungement
Murray, Brian M.
Fordham Law Review

When Cleansing Criminal History Clashes with the First Amendment and Online Journalism: Are Expungement Statutes Irrelevant in the Digital Age?
Calvert, Clay, and Jerry Bruno
19 CommLaw Conspectus 123

When Mercy Seasons Justice: Interstate Recognition of Ex-Offender Rights
November 2015
Logan, Wayne
U.C. Davis Law Review vol. 49, no. 1

When the Fallout of a Criminal Conviction Goes Too Far: Challenging Collateral Consequences
Jones, Danielle R.
Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties 11, no. 2

Who’s Lying Now: How the Public Dissemination of Incomplete, Thus Half-Truthful, Information Regarding a Statutorily Rehabilitated Petty Offender is an Unjust Penalty and Why Law Regarding Expungement of and Restrictions on Dissemination of Criminal Records Information in California Must Be Reformed
Wade, Wallace
Western State University Law Review

Why Misdemeanors Matter: Defining Effective Advocacy in Lower Criminal Courts
Roberts, Jenny
UC Davis Law Review 45, no. 2

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