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The Eternal Criminal Record

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674368262

Publication Date: 02/09/2015


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


There is probably no better single source of information on the ways in which criminal records are created, stored, shared, and used.—Gilad Edelman, Washington Monthly

The comprehensiveness of The Eternal Criminal Record is one of its unarguable strengths. It is an ‘everything you want to know’ about records kind of book. James Jacobs is a brilliant policy analyst, carefully and cleverly examining different sides of the criminal records debate.—Milton Heumann, Rutgers University

This is the first sustained and analytic look at profoundly important policy on criminal records. In accessible prose, Jacobs provides a guide for legal and criminal justice scholars, practitioners and advocates, and anyone concerned with privacy, employment policy, and race relations. A very important book.—Franklin E. Zimring, University of California, Berkeley

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