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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


  • Preface
    • 1. Introduction
  • I. The Production and Dissemination of Criminal Records
    • 2. Intelligence and Investigative Databases
    • 3. Linking Bodies to Criminal Histories
    • 4. Court Records
    • 5. Privatizing Criminal Records
  • II. Key Policy Issues
    • 6. Whether to Create a Criminal Record
    • 7. Sealing, Purging, and Amending Conviction Records
    • 8. Erroneous Records Problems
  • III. U.S. Criminal Record Exceptionalism
    • 9. Transparency of Criminal Convictions
    • 10. Public Access to Arrestee Information
    • 11. Publicly Accessible Criminal Records and Punishment Theory
  • IV. Direct and Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Record
    • 12. Criminal Justice Consequences of a Criminal Record
    • 13. Second-Class Citizens by Law
    • 14. Employment Discrimination Based on a Criminal Record
    • 15. Conclusion
  • Appendix: Supreme Court Cases Dealing with Criminal Records
  • Notes
  • Index

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