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Report IV - Access to and Use of Criminal History Information for Non-Law Enforcement Purposes

  • Organization: American Bar Association
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Thursday, February 01, 2007
  • Submitted: Friday, June 05, 2009
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Addressing the growing practice of using criminal records for non-law enforcement purposes, Section IV calls on governmental agencies to increase the accuracy of criminal records, develop more strict guidelines for the use and distribution of these records, and to exert more control and impose more restrictions on private agencies that carry out background checks.

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