Critically, the ability to impose certain collateral consequences
through a misdemeanor conviction unlocks an array of additional charging options for prosecutors.
Some of the most well-known collateral consequences
include being prohibited from voting or owning a firearm, but there are thousands of other, less well-known consequences
that vary by jurisdiction, type and duration.
Schneider applies her insights in practical ways, considering how our actions may shape the behavior of others or how understanding signals and consequences
can help us stick to a diet or overcome an addiction.
Effects of Support Consequences
and Cultural Consequences
on the Selection of interlocking Behavioral Contingencies
For the first study, the researchers interviewed subjects about their prior criminal and unethical behaviors, with their admissions and denials each paired with proximal or distal consequences
During the same time, many crimes have been enhanced to felony levels, thus making more people subject to some of the most severe collateral consequences
impact not only those individuals upon whom they fall but also their families and communities.
Students were asked to complete self-administered surveys every six months for two years; the analyses were based on the 612 teenagers who answered the baseline survey's questions about their sexual experience and any emotional or social consequences
they had experienced because they had refrained from having vaginal or oral sex.
Introduce the topic of impairment by asking students to discuss the consequences
of drug abuse.
Does the agent know how much deviation is allowed and what the consequences
will be for adhering or not adhering?
This year, the movement to impose limits on state taxes using ballot initiatives (known as Taxpayer Bill of Rights or TABOR), failed in three states once voters--who appear to have become skeptical of tax-cut gimmicks and free-lunch promises--understood the consequences
Substance use affects many areas of the brain and can cause adverse behavioral, psychological, and social consequences
It follows that wider access to Plan B might lead teens to downplay the consequences
of unsafe sex when considering the likelihood that it might lead to an unwanted pregnancy, which could in turn lead to a higher incidence of unsafe sex and STDs.
Therefore every decision which a person makes creates a new future and a set of virtually infinite consequences
From Welfare to Workfare: The Unintended Consequences
of Liberal Reform, 1945-1965.