New Mexico

Restoration of Rights Project – New Mexico Profile

Guide to restoration of rights, pardon, sealing & expungement following a New Mexico criminal conviction

Collateral Consequences in New Mexico: A First Look

Dan Cathey, Alex Adams, and Christopher Miller, New Mexico Sentencing Commission (2008)


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  • New research report: Four Years of Second Chance Reforms, 2013-2016 (2/8/2017) - Introduction Since 2013, almost every state has taken at least some steps to chip away at the negative effects of a criminal record on an individual’s ability to earn a living, access housing, education and public benefits, and otherwise fully participate in civil society.  It has not been an easy task, in part because of the volume and complexity of [...]
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