Michigan Reentry Law Wiki

Summaries Regarding Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions in Michigan

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Legal Outlines

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions: A Legal Outline for Michigan

This outline covers housing, expungement, employment, child support, parental rights termination, public benefits and student loans. It briefly sets out the law in these areas, and sets out the relevant statutory cites. The employment section includes extensive information on various laws barring employment in different industries.

Michigan Department of Civil Rights: State & Federal Rights & Privileges Lost Upon Conviction of a Felony

This brochure is a summary of the rights and privileges Michigan citizens lose upon conviction of a felony.

Margaret Love: Relief from the Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction: Michigan

Outlines legal issues relating to the Automatic Restoration of Rights, Discretionary Restoration Mechanisms, and Nondiscrimination in Licensing and Employment.

Policy Materials

Aukerman: Barriers to Reentry: Legal Strategies to Reduce Recidivism and Promote the Success of Ex-Offenders

People with criminal records face not only the social stigma of a criminal conviction, but also tremendous legal obstacles. This article sets out legal strategies that civil legal aid attorneys, defense attorneys, judges, and public policy makers can use to promote successful reentry.

Doig & Simons: The Civil-Criminal Connection: Civil Consequences of Criminal Convictions for Low-Income Defendants

This article provides a helpful overview of how criminal convictions carry civil consequences, with detailed information on the loss of public benefits.

Training Materials

Service Provider Training Powerpoint Presentation

Training materials designed to educate social service providers regarding the collateral consequences of criminal convictions. Available as a Powerpoint Presentation.

Collateral Civil Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Improving Outcomes for Defendants Powerpoint Presentation

Training materials designed to educate criminal defense attorneys regarding the collateral consequences of criminal convictions. Available as a Powerpoint Presentation.


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