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Re-Entry Project

The Re-Entry Project will attend to issues relevant to mass incarceration, parole, supervised release, or collateral consequences. Our caseload will primarily focus on securing Driver’s Licenses or other forms of permanent identification, Landlord/Tenant issues (living conditions), child support enforcement, parole eligibility, early termination of parole/supervised release, and denials of subsidized housing and employment licenses due to criminal convictions. We may also do some criminal record sealing and credit repair.

Delaware Law School student responsibilities include: presence in the Re-Entry Court (4-5pm every other Wednesday), 2 set hours of Office Hours in the Probation Office, research , intake, paperwork, meetings with the Judge(s), meetings with supervising attorney(s), and possibly attending violation and sentencing hearings.

Students learn: Federal Criminal Pretrial procedures, sentencing guidelines, and learn to write presentencing reports. Students would also learn about securing public benefits and driver’s licenses or other forms of permanent identification, Landlord/Tenant issues (living conditions), child support enforcement, parole eligibility, early termination of parole/supervised release