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‘Redemption’ in an Era of Widespread Criminal Background Checks

  • Organization: National Institute of Justice
  • Author: Alfred Blumstein and Kiminori Nakamura
  • Document Type: Report
  • Date Created: Monday, June 01, 2009
  • Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2009
  • Attachment(s): LINK

This study examines at what point past criminal records should no longer be a factor in employment. The authors state that their "preliminary findings and ongoing research offer an opportunity to think about when an ex-offender might be 'redeemed' for employment purposes."

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