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The following is a partial list of the Reentry of Offenders Seminar related materials available in the Thurgood Marshall Law Library. For additional sources on this topic, please check the library's Catalog.

Law Journal Articles:

Are Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Conviction Still Collateral? How the California Supreme Court's Decision In Re Resendiz Leaves the Question Unanswered, Jamie Ostroff, 32 Southwestern University Law Review 359 (2003)

Are Too Many Felons Denied the Right to Vote, Dwight Lewis. The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee),p.17A (September 25, 2003).

Broadening the Holistic Mindset: Incorporating Collateral Consequences and Reentry into Criminal Defense Lawyering, Michael Pinard, 31 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1067 (2004)

Collateral Consequences of Guilty Pleas in the Federal Criminal Justice System., Patricia Budieri, 16 Harvard Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review 157 (1981)

"Collateral Damage": No Re-entry for Drug Offenders, Nora V. Demleitner, 47 Villanova Law Review 1027 (2002)

Collateral Consequences(To Criminal Convictions), Robert M.A. Johnson, 16 Criminal Justice 32(Fall 2001) Lexis password required

Commentary, Collateral Sanctions and Civil Disabilities: The Secret Barrier to True Sentencing Reform for Legislatures and Sentencing Commissions, Sabra Micah Barnett, 55 Ala. L. Rev. 375, 375 (2004)

Deportation is Different: Non-Citizens and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, Lea McDermid, 89 California Law Review (2001)

Disenfranchisement as Punishment, George P. Fletcher. 46 UCLA Law Review 1895 (1999)

Effective Assistance of Counsel and the Consequences of Guilty Pleas, Gabriel J. Chin and Richard W. Holmes, Jr. 87 Cornell Law Review 697 (2002)

Enhancing supervision by engaging Families. (Probation and Parole
Forum), Donald G. Evans. 64 Corrections Today 116 (June, 2002)

The Exclusion of Felons from Jury Service, Brian C. Kalt, 53 Am. U. L. Rev. 65 (2003)

Fear or Moral Indignation? Predicting Attitudes Toward Parolees (Statistical Data Included), Robert M. Demski and Richard P. McGlynn, 29 Journal of Applied Social Psychology 2024 (1999)

Impact on Sentencing Guidelines on Federal Courts, Statement of the Honorable Stanley Sporkin. (Symposium on 10th Anniversary of Sentencing Guidelines, Judiciary Committee, Washington, D.C. September 9, 1997)

Introduction: The Collateral Consequences of Imprisonment, Marc Mauer, 30 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1491 (2003).

Navigating the Hidden Obstacles to Ex-Offender Reentry, Anthony C. Thompson, 45 B.C. L. Rev. 255 (2004)

Not in Front of the Children: Prohibition on Child Custody as Civil Branding on Criminal Activity, Deborah Ahrens, 75 New York University Law Review 737 (2000)

Ohio Collateral Consequences Project, Kimberly R. Mossoney & Cara A. Roecker. 36 U. Tol. L. Rev. 611 (2005)

The Oklahoma turnaround: how one state rethought prison policies and reduced crime.
Keating, Frank, 64 Corrections Today 96 (August 2002)

Parole Centered Counseling: Motivating Inmates by Addressing Their Primary Concerns.
Robert J. Gagliardo, 62 Corrections Today 15 (August 2000)

Parole Revisited(United States), George M. Anderson, 186 America 10 (March 4, 2002) Lexis password required

Performance based standards for adult Probation and Parole field services ready to field test. Terry Borjeson and Linda Valenti, 64 Corrections Today 20 (Dec. 2002)

Preventing Internal Exile: The Need for Restrictions on Collateral Sentencing Consequences, Nora V. Demleitner, 11 Stanford Law & Policy Review 153 (1999)

Prison Reform Through Offender Reentry: A Partnership Between Courts and Corrections, Reginald Wilkinson et al., 24 Pace L. Rev. 609 (2004)

Prisoner Reentry: Current Trends, Practices, and Issues, James Austin, 47 Crime and Delinquency 314 (2001)

Prisoner Reentry: Issues for Practice and Policy, Jeremy Travis,, 17 Criminal Justice 12 (Spring 2002)

Prisoner reentry: public safety and reintegration challenges (Special Issue: Corrections and Sentencing in the 21st Century: Evidence Based Corrections and Sentencing), Joan Petersilia, 81 Prison Journal 360 (Sept, 2001)

Race, the War on Drugs and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction, Gabriel J. Chin, 6 Journal of Gender Race & Justice 253 (2002)

Reciprocal Effects of Crime and Incarceration in New York City Neighborhoods, Jeffrey Fagan et al., 30 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1551 (2003)

Reinventing Community Supervision: Georgia Parole's Results Driven Supervision, James
Bralley and John Prevost, 63 Corrections Today 120 (April 2001)

"The Shame of It All": Stigma and the Political Disenfranchisement of Formerly Convicted and Incarcerated Persons, Regina Austin, 36 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 173, 176 (2004)

Smart Public Policy: Replacing Imprisonment with Targeted Nonprison Sentences and Collateral Sanctions, Nora V. Demleitner, 58 Stan. L. Rev. 339 (2005)

The Social and Moral Cost of Mass Incarceration in African American Communities, Dorothy E. Roberts, 56 Stan. L. Rev. 1271 (2004)

A successful reintegration into the community: one NGRI acquittee's story (Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity), Randy Starr, 66 Federal Probation 59-63 (Dec. 2002)

Starting Over with a Clean Slate: In Praise of a Forgotten Section of the Model Penal Code, Margaret Colgate Love, 30 Fordham. Urb. L.J. 1705 (2003)

Systems of Oppression: The Collateral Consequences of Incarceration and Their Effects on Black Communities (Note), Margaret E. Finzen, 12 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 299 (2005) Lexis password required

Tracking probationers in space and time: the convergence of GIS and GPS systems(geographical information systems, global positioning system), Cecil E. Greek, 66 Federal Probation 51-53 (June, 2002)

Unequal Protection: Comparing Former Felons' Challenges to Disenfranchisement and Employment Discrimination (Note), Elena Saxonhouse, 56 Stan. L. Rev. 1597 (2004)

Voting - Not Quite a Fundamental Right? A Look at Legal and Legislative Challenges to Felon Disenfranchisement Laws (Note), Angela Behrens, 89 Minn. L. Rev. 231 (2004)

Weakness of the Collateral Consequences Doctrine: Counsel's Duty to Inform Aliens of the Deportation Consequences of Guilty Pleas, Guy Cohen, 16 Fordham International Law Journal 1094 (1992-93)

Women on Parole: Barriers to Success after Substance Abuse Treatment, Elizabeth A. Hall, Dana M. Baldwin and Prendergast, Michael L., 60 Human Organization 225 (Fall 2001)

Newspaper Articles:
N.B. -Newspaper articles are transient and the link may be unaccessible after a period of time.

After son's suicide, mother is convicted over unsafe home, Marc Santora. New York Times, October 7, 2003, p. B1.
City Creates Post-Jail Plan for Inmates, Paul von Zielbauer. New York Times, September 20, 2003.
Criminal Records Erased by Courts Live To Tell Tales, Adam Liptak, New York Times, October 17, 2006, p. A1
Critics say execution durg may hide suffering, Adam Liptak. New York Times, October 7, 2003, p. A1.
D.C. Might Shield Ex-Felons From Discrimination, Robert E. Pierre. Washington Post, p. B1, Feb. 13, 2007
Experiment Will Test The Effectiveness of Post-Prison Employment Programs, Erik Eckholm, New York Times, Oct.ober 1, 2006, p. 1, 18
Fairness and Felons: A Push to Enfranchise Prisoners, Christian Science Monitor, September 25, 2003
Help For The Hardest Part of Prison: Staying Out, Erik Eckholm, New York Times, August 12, 2006, p. A1
Justices to Revisit Judges' Role in Sentences, Linda Greenhouse. New York Times, October 21, 2003, p. A19.
Legislature Passes Parole Acceleration, Felon Voting Bill, Phillip Rawls. Birmingham News, September 24, 2003.
L.I. athletes could face more charges, Bruce Lambert. New York Times, October 7, 2003, p. B1.
Maryland wants to demolish Supermax as obsolete at 14, David Nitkin. Baltimore Sun, October 16, 2003.
New Plea Bargain Limits Could Swamp Courts, Experts Say, Adam Liptak and Eric Lichtblau. New York Times, September 24, 2003.
Patrick Seeks to Limit Background Checks - Criminal Records Proposal in the Works, Andrea Estes. Boston Globe, p. 1A, Feb. 12, 2007 Lexis password needed for access.
Rethinking the Key Thrown Away, Paul von Zielbauer. New York Times, p. I41, September 28, 2003
Ruling allows forcibly drugging of an inmate before execution, Neil A. Lewis. New York Times, October 7, 2003, p. A16.
Sheriff rolls out new GPS system, Candace J. Samolinski. Tampa Tribune, October 4, 2003.
States Putting Inmates on Diets to Trim Budgets, Fox Butterfield. New York Times, September 30, 2003, p. A18.
Time Served: Iowa's Residency Rules Drive Sex Offenders Underground, Monica Davey, New York Times, March 15, 2006, p. A1
When 'Help Wanted' Comes With a Catch, Joseph H. Fried, New York Times, p. 1, Sect. 10, September 17, 2006.
Youth-Crime Cases Create Dilemma in Court System, Del Quentin Wilber. Baltimore Sun, November 5, 2003.

Pending Legislation:

Second Chance Act of 2005: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention, H.R. 1704, 109th Cong. (2005)


One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008 (The Pew Group, 2008) - available at:

Outside the Walls: A National Snapshot of Community-Based Prisoner Reentry Programs (2004), Amy L. Solomon et al., available at

Report on the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Maryland, Reentry of Ex-Offenders Clinic, University of Maryland School of Law (Revised and Updated Spring, 2007) This report is listed in the Course Materials section of the Re-entry Blackboard page.


Fatherhood arrested: parenting from within the juvenile justice system, Anne Nurse. Nashville [Tenn.]: Vanderbilt University Press, 2002.
Bowie State University : General Stacks - HV9104 -.N87 2002
UMCP McKeldin Library : Stacks - HV9104 - .N87 2002
Health Sciences : Stacks - HV9104 - .N87 2002
Towson University : Stacks - HV9104 - .N87 2002

Invisible Punishment: The Collateral Consequences of Mass Imprisonment, Marc Mauer and Meda Chesney-Lind, editors (2002)

Prisons, edited by Michael Tonry and Joan Petersilia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, c1999.
UMCP McKeldin Library : Stacks - HV6001 - .C67 vol.26
Coppin State College : Stacks - HV6001 - .C672 vol. 26
University of Baltimore : Stacks - HV6001 - .C672 v. 26

The reentry of the offender into the community, Elliot Studt. [Washington] U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Welfare Administration, Office of Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Development, 1967.
Health Sciences : Stacks - HV9278 - .S93 1967
UMLL : General Stacks - HV9278 - .S8

When prisoners come home : parole and prisoner reentry, Joan Petersil
UMCP McKeldin Library : Stacks
UMLL : General Stacks - HV9304.P464 2003

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