Got a criminal record? Will hire: Businesses pledge to give formerly incarcerated a chance  USA TODAYA low unemployment rate, millions of open jobs and evolving attitudes are tearing down barriers to the formerly incarcerated finding work.

Supreme Court says government can detain immigrants with past criminal records even years after their release from custody  CNNThe Supreme Court held on Tuesday that the government can detain -- without a bond hearing -- immigrants with past criminal records, even if years have ...

Criminal record sites target of Senate proposal  Chicago Daily Law BulletinSPRINGFIELD — Websites and other organizations that publish false criminal history records could be required to remove them within five business days after ...

Criminal records have become a lifelong stigma  Policy OptionsAn estimated one in seven Canadians has a criminal record, and while the government's new bill to expedite suspensions of criminal records for simple ...

Suspect in Dutch tram shooting that killed 3 had criminal record, authorities say  Richmond.comA gunman killed three people and wounded five on a tram Monday morning in what authorities said may have been a terror attack, and a suspect was seized ...

The Latest: Criminal background of Utrecht shooter published  Reading EagleDutch judicial authorities have published details about the criminal record of the main suspect in the deadly Utrecht tram shooting.

Suspect in Utrecht shooting had criminal record, prosecutor says  ReutersA man suspected of shooting three people dead in Utrecht had previous run-ins with law enforcement, the top regional prosecutor said on Monday.

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate  New Mexico Political ReportCommitting a crime might be easy enough. Getting a criminal record expunged in New Mexico is more difficult than almost anywhere in the West. Now that is ...

Utah lawmakers pass the 'clean slate' bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement  Salt Lake TribuneUtah is poised to become the second state in the nation to adopt an automatic system that will eventually wipe out the criminal records of people convicted of ...

‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Kevin Fortenberry Has a Record: See His Mug Shot  inTouch Weekly'Bachelorette' contestant Kevin Fortenberry has been in some trouble with the law. In Touch has obtained his criminal record and mug shot — check it out.

Houston Library Bans Drag Queen Storytime Reader with Criminal Record  outsmartmagazine.comA drag queen who read at the Houston Public Library's Drag Queen Storytime last year has been banned from participating in any future events after it was ...

Worcester state rep proposes bill to expunge juvenile criminal records  Worcester TelegramWORCESTER – Suggesting that youthful offenders rarely have just one misdemeanor conviction on their record, and that juvenile criminal records can ...

Erasing arrest records could be easier if this bill passes  ABC10.com KXTVAssemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Fransico) introduced legislation Feb. 21 that would allow for an automated process of clearing arrest and conviction records.

Editorial: Automatic criminal record clearance is an idea whose time has come  San Francisco ChronicleMillions of Californians are eligible to have their criminal arrests and records cleared. George Gascón and Phil Ting are proposing a new bill to let more of them ...

Rap Sheets Haunt Former Inmates. California May Change That.  The New York TimesA proposed law would make California the first state to automatically seal from public view the criminal records of people with misdemeanor or lower-level felony ...

Criminal Past Haunts Surviving Founder of Troubled Crypto Exchange  BloombergHis crimes: identity theft related to a bank-and-credit card scam. His sentence: 18 months in U.S. federal prison and, later, deportation to Canada.

Gov. Ned Lamont concedes he grew up in privilege but says he supports second chances for those with criminal r  Hartford CourantSurrounded by former inmates, Gov. Ned Lamont conceded Monday he grew up in a life of privilege but said he was personally committed to reforms that involve ...

Many Californians can clear criminal records, but don’t. This bill would make it automatic  San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Assemblyman Phil Ting on Thursday announced AB1076, a first-of-its-kind initiative that would automatically ...

Bambi Larson Murder Suspect In U.S. Illegally With Lengthy Criminal Record  CBS San FranciscoSAN JOSE (CBS SF) – A transient arrested in the murder of Bambi Larson was in the United States illegally and had a lengthy history of arrests in the South Bay ...

Mexican national with long criminal history arrested by Border Patrol  KYMABorder Patrol arrested a Mexican national with an extensive criminal record who was suspected of illegally entering the United States near the Calexico Port of ...

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPRA criminal conviction can present obstacles to everything from jobs to housing. Since 2017, more than 20 states have expanded or added laws that help people ...

Which new suitor from The Bachelorette has a significant criminal record?  Accept This RoseAn already popular new contestant from The Bachelorette is back in the news for his mugshot and criminal record. See who it is!

NV--Nevada-Sealing Records  KTNV Las VegasSupporters of a bill seeking to streamline the sealing of low-level marijuana convictions told Nevada lawmakers it will help people move forward with their lives.

Opinion | A conservative case for criminal record 'Clean Slate' in Michigan  Bridge MichiganAn estimated half million Michigan adults have criminal records that hobble their ability to get jobs. Could wiping their slate clean help the state economy, and ...

SCOTUS: Immigrants with criminal records can be detained  Caledonian RecordThe Supreme Court held on Tuesday that the government can detain -- without a bond hearing -- immigrants with past criminal records, even if years have ...

Looking For Work With A Criminal Record  Jefferson Public RadioGetting a job can be an adventure in the best of circumstances. Having a criminal record is not the best of circumstances, but people with prison in the past need ...

Editorial: The lingering damage of an old criminal record  Valley NewsBefore he became a country music superstar, singer and songwriter Chris Stapleton was in a bluegrass band called The SteelDrivers. Several songs on their ...

Bill to expunge criminal records moves forward in Santa Fe  KOBHouse Bill 370, which would give people the chance to clear their criminal record, is moving forward in the legislature.

Criminal Records Webinar  ESR NEWSAttorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of ESR, will present a live webinar entitled “Dealing with Criminal Records While Hiring” on April 2, 2019.

Illegal Arrested In Murder Case Had Long Criminal Record But Was Not Deported  The Daily CallerSan Jose, California police arrested an criminal illegal immigrant Monday in the February murder of local woman Bambi Larson, 59.

Immigrant with criminal record assaults Border Patrol agent with lawnmower blade: officials  Fox NewsA Border Patrol agent was injured this week, reportedly attacked by an illegal immigrant with an "extensive" criminal record while on patrol at the southern border ...

Maryland is an unforgiving state for sex-trafficking victims, study finds  Washington PostThe General Assembly is considering a bill that would make it easier for survivors to have their criminal records cleared.

Racine man charged with choking, sexual assault and more  Journal TimesRACINE — A Racine man is charged with repeatedly choking and sexually assaulting a woman with whom he was supposed to have no contact, while out on ...

The Latest: Turkey condemns Dutch tram attack  Washington PostTHE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local):. 8 p.m.. Turkey's foreign ministry has condemned the Utrecht ...

Criminal Record Expungement Act heads to Senate with bipartisan support  KRQE News 13A bill that allows people to get an arrest or conviction taken off their record is making its way through the legislature. The Criminal Record Expungement Act is ...

Assembly panel to take input on criminal record expungement  WMTVA legislative committee is set to take public comments on a bill that would allow more convicts to have their records erased.

Will My Foreign Lover’s Criminal Record Hurt My Security Clearance? – Ask CJ  ClearanceJobsLove, sweet love. It puts a swing in our step, a sparkle in our eye, and a warmth in our heart. But love giveth and love taketh away – and that's certainly true for ...

Pine Bluff sets review of form on jobs  Arkansas OnlineIn a move billed as an effort to help people with criminal records find greater success re-entering the workforce, the Pine Bluff City Council is expected to join the ...

2-Minute Preview: Lawmakers discuss mental health and gun background checks, marijuana awareness campaign  The Nevada IndependentNevada lawmakers are picking up the pace as the Legislature enters its sixth week, scheduling hearings on a host of major criminal justice bills affecting ...

Legal advice available to citizens on expunging a criminal record  Valley NewsWHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A criminal record expungement clinic will be held today at the Department of Labor in White River Junction.The event, co-hosted by ...

El Paso teen with lengthy criminal record arrested in drug deal robbery  El Paso TimesAndrew Julian Esparza, 19, of El Paso, who has a lengthy criminal history, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery.

No Deal Brexit and Criminal Record Checks  LexologyBefore hiring a new employee, employers often carry out background checks - verifying the candidate's identification documents, their references and…

Cumberland clinic to help people expunge criminal records  The Fayetteville ObserverCumberland County's third annual expungement clinic to help people clear minor criminal histories from their record begins in March.A criminal record limits a ...

Why this former inmate is struggling to rent a home, even with Kim Kardashian’s help  The Washington PostEven the support of President Trump and Kim Kardashian West wasn't enough to secure Matthew Charles a lease on a Nashville apartment. Sentenced in 1996 ...

Maryland retail, restaurant industries join national push to hire former inmates  Baltimore SunAfter serving 18 years for attempted murder, Tyrone Arrington wanted to find a job and make his daughter — a toddler when he was convicted — proud.

Connecticut Lawmakers May Curtail Discrimination Against Ex-Prisoners  ShadowproofConnecticut could become the first state in the nation to prohibit discrimination against people with criminal records. The legislation, known as HB 6921 or “An ...

Reputed crime boss' killing doesn't appear to be mob-related, source says  CNNA 24-year-old man has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali, the New York ...

Labour's call over criminal records of child sex exploitation victims  Isle of Wight County PressHome Office minister Victoria Atkins said the Government 'will always be on the side of victims of child sexual abuse'.

Bill would prohibit companies from asking job applicants about expunged criminal record  KUTV 2News(KUTV) — A new bill that would prohibit public employers from asking about a job applicant's expunged criminal record passed in the Utah House of ...

Trial expected to begin in Northern Kentucky carjacking, crash  WLWT CincinnatiJury selection began Monday morning in the trial of Justin Bowlin in Kenton County. Bowlin is accused of crashing a stolen car, then carjacking a woman in 2017 ...

Pendergrass had previous criminal record  Bristol Herald CourierBLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The man involved in the Saturday shootout with Sullivan County Deputies had a previous criminal record and served time, authorities ...

A criminal past haunts surviving founder of troubled cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga  Regina Leader-PostAfter serving time in the U.S. for his crimes, Omar Dhanani was deported to Canada, where he changed his name and reinvented himself as a Bitcoin ...

Suspect in reputed crime boss killing to waive extradition, lawyer says  CNNThe man who has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of the reputed New York crime boss Francesco "Frank" Cali, will waive ...

Dozens attend public hearing on bill to end discrimination against those with criminal records  Hartford CourantClad in bright blue T-shirts with the message “People, Not Prisons,” dozens of supporters of a bill that seeks to ban discrimination based on criminal history ...

Commission candidates explain criminal records  Gainesville SunCourt records show that mayoral candidate Jenn Powell was once charged with being an accessory to an attempted murder, a charge that was later reduced.

Lawbreakers avoid jail, criminal record in diversion efforts  Tacoma News TribuneBob Shonsky's first arrest for drunken driving was followed by a second and a third. Then Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright stepped in. Instead of locking ...

Utah lawmaker proposes 'clean slate' law to automatically wipe away nonviolent criminal records  Deseret NewsUtah could become the second state to offer "clean slate" legislation, which would automatically expunge a person's criminal record after a certain amount of ...

Arrest Record Leaks for a Top Candidate in Tuesday’s Public Advocate Election  The New York TimesThe candidate, Jumaane Williams, had a sealed arrest for harassment and criminal mischief. Charges were dropped.

Eco-Activist’s Sordid Criminal History Sheds Light On Parents’ Role In Children’s Climate Crusade  The Daily CallerOne of the parents of a child suing the government over climate change is a radical activist who's been arrested several times attempting to delay multi-billion ...

Brandon Schmitt, killed in Struthers standoff, had criminal record  Youngstown VindicatorBy JOE GORMAN. jgorman@vindy.com. STRUTHERS. Struthers Standoff ends in Death. inline tease photo. Video. Police said 47-year-old Brandon Schmitt, ...

Amy Klobuchar’s record as a “tough on crime” prosecutor, explained  Vox.comAmy Klobuchar went after low-level, nonviolent crimes as a prosecutor. Now she wants to be president.

Flying a drone over a prison could get you a criminal record of your own  Columbia MissourianA lawmaker said state officials have told him that there were about a dozen cases of drones being flown over prisons in 2016.

From fraud to fintech, Quadriga co-founder's past crimes emerge  Economic TimesPatryn was involved in Quadriga from the start, helping Cotten establish one of Canadas first Bitcoin exchanges.

Aurora shooter Gary Martin passed 2 gun background checks despite felony conviction  Fox NewsThe disgruntled worker who killed five people in Aurora, Ill., last week after being fired had passed two gun background checks five years ago, despite a criminal ...

A teenage conviction can't be a scar for life  The TimesSammy Woodhouse grew up in Rotherham and dreamt of becoming a dancer. Instead she was raped and beaten for years by a 24-year-old “boyfriend” she met ...

Darts and Laurels: Grant will help those with criminal records  Salisbury PostLaurels to Tuesday's announcement that Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will receive $400,000 to train former inmates and help them return to the ...

Many question why CMPD didn't arrest suspect with criminal record before double murder-suicide  WCNC.comKate was asleep in her bed when the gunman stormed in, shooting and killing her father and her friend. The Defenders team found information on the active ...

Should Arizona employers and landlords get to ask about your criminal history?  AZCentralSen. Martín Quezada wants to make Arizona the latest of several states to pass "ban the box" laws, which eliminate criminal-record questions from job ...

The NSW Greens Will Commit To Erasing Criminal Convictions For Cannabis Possession  Pedestrian TVThe NSW Greens has announced it will commit to expunging criminal convictions for cannabis possessions as part its support of legalising the drug. There have ...

OPINION: DC Takes A Good Step Toward Addressing Criminal Records  The Daily CallerChatter around criminal justice reform opportunities continues loudly following the successful bipartisan federal First Step Act. States and localities alike are ...

Service Road shooting suspect has prior criminal record  TrussvilletribuneFrom The Trussville Tribune staff reports. JEFFERSON COUNTY — A man charged with capital murder and attempted murder stemming from a shooting on ...

Update: Napa Sheriff's Office says motorist who died after shooting at deputy had criminal record  Napa Valley RegisterThe Napa County Sheriff's Office published dramatic body camera footage Wednesday that shows part of a deputy's fatal confrontation with a driver who shot at ...

California keeps a secret list of criminal cops, but says you can’t have it  The Mercury NewsTheir crimes ranged from shoplifting to embezzlement to murder. Some of them molested kids and downloaded child pornography. Others beat their wives, ...

De Castroverde Law Group launches service to help clients seal criminal records  Nevada Business MagazineLAS VEGAS –De Castroverde Law Group, one of Las Vegas' most well-respected law firms specializing in criminal, personal injury, and immigration law, has ...

Free clinics offer the opportunity to clear criminal records  American River CurrentAmerican River College is offering students a chance to get their criminal record expunged during free, on-campus expungement clinics throughout this ...

Warehouse massacre suspect had violent Mississippi criminal record - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State LiveApproximately 25 years before police say Gary Martin opened fire on co-workers at a Chicago-area warehouse killing five people and wounding more, Martin ...

City Council passes renter criminal background ordinance  Sacramento BeeThe Detroit City Council has passed a policy preventing renters from being asked about criminal backgrounds until landlords have determined they qualify under ...

Nunavut court overturns decision for mom who punched daughter  CBC.caA mother won't have a criminal record for repeatedly punching her daughter after the Nunavut Court of Justice overturned a decision by a community justice of ...

Bill Would Automatically Seal Some Criminal Records  Arkansas Business OnlineAn Arkansas lawmaker is proposing that some non-violent offenders be allowed to have their criminal records automatically sealed, a move backed by a ...

Mother Accused Of Putting Toddler's Body In Acid Has Extensive Criminal Record  Fox News South TexasMonica Dominguez mother of Rebecka Zavala, the two-year-old whose body was found inside a container of acid, has a long criminal record.

Redeemable? SNC-Lavalin's Criminal Record  TheTyee.caAnd why mega-project construction so often breeds corruption.

Teachers to face criminal background checks every five years  CBC.caTeachers and other staff who regularly work with students in Nova Scotia schools will be required to get criminal background checks every five years, a move ...

London police officer pleads guilty to three charges, avoids criminal record  The London Free PressKITCHENER – A London police officer facing nine criminal charges pleaded guilty to three of them under a deal that includes no jail time and will leave him ...

Nova Scotia proposes periodic criminal record checks for teachers: ‘We have to do a better job’  Toronto StarEducation Minister Zach Churchill says amendments to the Education Act are necessary after five instances of “severe” criminal charges against N.S. teachers in ...

Criminal Record Checks  Lawn Tennis AssociationFind out more about who requires criminal records checks and how to apply for a DBS check or PVG.

‘Everything he said to me was a lie’: Duped Canadian women go after alleged con man  Global NewsIt started with a chance encounter in a coffee shop. He was charming and attractive, and everything he said mirrored her life.

Fans' group concerned as supporters 'criminalised' for going on to pitches  BBC SportFans celebrating goals are being turned into criminals because of a "narrative that all football fans are thugs", a supporters' group says.

East london politicians could face police checks | Latest Newham News  Newham RecorderA proposals for Newham councillors to be subjected to criminal record checks has been withdrawn at the 11th hour.

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  SlateYou're arrested. It's a mistake and it's expunged. But your mug shot is still online for everyone to find.

Australian criminal allowed back in New Zealand four times  Radio New ZealandBorder checks are in the spotlight after an Australian criminal claims he was allowed into New Zealand four times before immigration authorities picked him up.

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

Zuckerberg and Koch groups ally to clear eligible criminal records  Washington PostGroups with ties to technology titan Mark Zuckerberg are getting even more involved in the political arena, throwing their weight behind a new initiative that ...

Restaurant All Square's employees all have criminal records  Fast CompanyAll Square, a restaurant in Minneapolis, is designed to give jobs and training to people who are often shut out of employment because of their past.

Native American activist Nathan Phillips has violent criminal record and escaped from jail as teenager  Washington ExaminerNathan Phillips, the Native American activist who accused Covington Catholic High School students of blocking him during a confrontation, has a criminal ...

Our View: Job application too soon to ask about criminal record  Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelFormer inmates should get a chance to show their job qualifications first.

Getting a fresh start: Leavenworth County helping former inmates clear criminal records  KSHBLeavenworth County Attorney offering program to help ex-offenders clear their names and criminal record.

Virginia begins steps to repair flawed criminal-records database  Washington PostIn the commonwealth of Virginia, it's a crime to drive a school bus if you're a registered sex offender. No surprise there, and not a likely scenario. But it's only a ...

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester ReporterLast year's reform law expanded process Massachusetts residents with a history of criminal activity or court appearances are increasingly seeking to seal or, ...

Aurora Shooting: Man Who Shot 5 Dead Had Criminal Record, aeary Neighbors 'Knew It Had To Be Him'  NBC ChicagoPolice say that the gunman in Friday's fatal shooting at an Aurora industrial complex purchased his gun legally, but that he was rejected for a concealed carry ...

How you can get hired if you have a criminal record  KTRK-TVAre you looking for a job, but have concerns about your background? These companies are looking for you.