In This Episode: I pull back the curtain on the Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction. What rights and privileges are affected beyond the punishment imposed under the law. We explore gun ownership issues, denial of government benefits, licensing issues as well as immigration issues and the two most egregious ones in my mind: disenfranchisement and exclusion from jury duty.
To see the ACLU map of the UNITED STATES color coded by which states have felony disenfranchisement, click HERE.
TRIAL LAWYER MENTOR Quick Tip:
I talk briefly about deciding WHO the HERO of your story is and why it is so important to have one in order to get your point across effectively.