Helping Individuals with criminal records Reenter through Employment

Perpetual Punishment: Consequences of Adult Convictions for Youth (2007)

Although contrary to the purpose of the creation of two separate justice systems for youth and adults, the irreversible mark of a criminal record is no longer reserved for youth charged as adults. In many instances, youthful adjudications or convictions are coming back to haunt adults years later. This policy brief provides a snapshot review of the barriers youth with adult criminal records face and recommendations for improving policies that will support their successful reentry into society.

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