Restoration of rights – National resources
This page contains national restoration of rights materials; state-specific resources on restoration of rights are available here.
Summarizes rights restoration mechanisms in each U.S. jurisdiction, including pardon, judicial expungement and certificates, and systemic relief provisions. From the Collateral Consequences Resource Center, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Legal Aid and Defender Association & the National HIRE Network
Up-to-date interactive database of collateral consequences imposed by federal statutes and regulations, and associated relief mechanisms. Prepared by the Collateral Consequences Resource Center
From the Justice Center of the Council of State Governments
Information about governmental agencies and community-based organizations that assist people with criminal records, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers.
State-by-state guide to sealing, expungement, and other relief
State-by-state pardon information from the Foundation for Continuing Justice
2014 report on expungement and confidentiality, including state-by-state scorecard, from the Juvenile Law Center.