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Beyond Punishment? – A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins


People convicted of crimes are subject to a criminal sentence, but they are also subject to a host of other legal measures: Some are denied access to jobs, housing, welfare, the vote, or other goods. Some may be deported. Others are subject to continued detention. Many have their criminal records made publicly accessible. These measures are often more burdensome than an offender’s formal sentence. This is the first book-length philosophical examination of these burdensome legal measures, called collateral legal consequences (CLCs). The book draws on resources in moral, legal, and political phi ... More

Keywords: collateral consequences, ex-offenders, disenfranchisement, criminal records, punishment, retributivism, criminal law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199389230
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199389230.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zachary Hoskins, author
Research Fellow, Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, University of Minnesota

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