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What rights are lost when an individual is incarcerated?
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has compiled a bulletin titled Arrested? What Happens to Your Benefits If You Go to Jail or Prison?. This guide explains what happens to Federal benefits upon arrest or incarceration and how an offender can get the rights back upon release. For additional information about reentry, please visit the National Reentry Resource Center Web site.

Last Updated: September 9, 2011

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