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Legal Outline of Authorites and Decisions Related to Criminal Records and Employment

  • Organization: National Employment Law Project
  • Date Created: Thursday, June 01, 2006
  • Submitted: Wednesday, December 20, 2006
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Outline covers authorities and decisions relevant to availability and accuracy of criminal records; civil Rights litigation; "cleaning up" rap sheets (expungement, pardons, and sealing); statutory employment restrictions; certificates of rehabilitation or certificates that relieve the holder from statutory forfeitures and bars; and other litigation for policy-makers and litigators to use in understanding the scope of employment barriers faced by people with criminal records and possible strategies for mitigating those barriers.

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