Collateral Consequences that limit occupational licensing

Navigating the collateral consequences that limit occupational licensing opportunities is daunting even when applicable laws and regulations attempt to be clear about what types of criminal records may be disqualifying. When license eligibility depends upon whether an applicant possesses “good moral character,” predicting the impact of a particular plea is basically impossible. Read about some… Read More

State v. Evensen

Court affirms first degree sexual abuse conviction. Detective Yerrick, who had, for nearly five years, primarily investigated cases of physical and sexual abuse of children, testified that, in her experience it was younger children (aged 3 or 4) who tended to be more susceptible to “suggestibility” about what happened than older children; that very few… Read More