Items tagged with "Convictions"

articles  |   The impact of employment restriction laws on Illinois’ convicted felons

Published: August 22, 2016
Over the past three decades, at least 1.5 million men and women have been convicted of felony charges in Illinois. Even after they have satisfied their probation or prison sentence, they face a range of ‘collateral consequences’—-penalties, disabilities, and other disadvantages imposed as a result of a criminal conviction, some lasting a lifetime.