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What rights do criminals have after they get out of jail?

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  1. Same answer as your other question. Now go do your own homework. Good Luck!!

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  2. I think you MIGHT be asking about voting rights. Some states take away your voting rights if you are convicted of a felony.

    In Oregon, if you are incarcerated for a felony conviction, you're not allowed to vote, hold public office, or be a juror until you are released from prison.


  3. You should probably consult directly with an attorney about the specifics of your question.

    A "criminal" who is out of jail may have many different legal issues. First and foremost, has the right to appeal been preserved by timely filing a notice of appeal? Does the criminal desire to pursue some other type of post-conviction relief, to which other certain timelines apply?

    Additionally, is this "criminal" on probation? If so, what are the specific terms? Are there any unlawful terms? What are the affirmative requirements, or what must the criminal do? Does he have to report to a PO? Register as a sex offender? Can s/he move out of state? Does the interstate compact on adult offenders apply?

    Is this "criminal" worried about his/her Fifth Amendment right against self incrimination in other future matters?

    The question is so broad as to invite more questions than are possible to be answered here.

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