Legal Consciousness of Collateral Consequence Policies: Racial Inequality in the Carceral State

Awarded Scholars:
Laura DeMarco, North Carolina State University
Sadé Lindsay, Cornell University
Project Date:
Jan 2023
Award Amount:
$59,912

Collateral sanctions restrict people with criminal convictions from obtaining certain jobs, voting, living in certain areas, and pursuing educational opportunities. Sociologists Laura DeMarco and Sadé Lindsay will investigate what justice-involved people know about collateral sanctions and how perceptions of colleterial sanctions impact their housing, employment, and educational aspirations and attainment. They will conduct a survey for their study.

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