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CIVICC Ohio

Source: OJPC

CIVICC: Civil Impact of Criminal Convictions database

This website provides an online database and search tools for anyone who wants to learn more about the collateral consequences of conviction in Ohio.

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  • fair hiring
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$42,000 for a Courthouse Hour

Source: OJPC

The Cost of Processing Adult Criminal Cases in Hamilton County, Ohio. (2010)

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Stress on the Streets: Race, Policing, Health and Increasing Trust, not Trauma

Source: Human Impact Partners with The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and The Ohio Organizing Collaborative

“This report draws upon existing research throughout the nation, as well as data from a survey of 470 Ohioans and information from eight focus groups held as part of the report. It explores the relationship between police-community relations and health, and identifies specific actions state and local-level decision makers can take to improve public health and public safety.”

(2015)

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A Comprehensive Plan for Criminal Justice Reform in Ohio (2016)

Source: OJPC and ACLU of Ohio

“The time for modest, incremental steps is over. We must challenge ourselves to imagine a fundamentally different justice system that is truly just, and not merely focused on punishment. We must usher in an era of being smart on crime, not just tough on crime, where accountability does not mean punishment for punishment’s sake. We can create forms of accountability that restore the law-breaker to being a productive member of society while also offering more robust healing and restoration to crime victims.” (2016)

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Certificates of Qualification for Employment: What Employers Need to Know

Source: OJPC

Employers who hire CQE-holders have the opportunity to maximize their applicant pool,

overcome mandatory hiring barriers under Ohio law and
gain immunity from negligent hiring liability.

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  • CQE
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Ohio Parole Board application for executive clemency

Source: Ohio Parole Board

Application for individuals interested in applying for executive clemency in the State of Ohio.

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  • human rights
  • sentencing
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Avoiding the Box, Banning the Box, Reframing the Box

Source: TedX Marion Correctional

Stephen JohnsonGrove (former policy director at OJPC) delivers this talk on CQEs and CAEs and how they can open doors to employment for people with criminal records.

(2014)

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What is a CQE and How Do You Represent a Client Applying for One?

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Shining a Light on Solitary Confinement

Source: ACLU of Ohio

“Solitary confinement is not rehabilitative. It does not prepare people for transition to the general prison population or back into the community. It does not make prisons – or our communities – any safer.” (2016)

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Missouri, Ohio, and Georgia are getting “smart on crime” (2019)

Source: Vera Institute of Justice

In response to the “tough on crime” era, some states this year continued a national trend to get “smart on crime” instead.

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  • sentencing
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