Monthly Archives: April 2018
Trying To Start a Business with a Criminal Record
Trying to get a job with a criminal record can be more challenging than you might realize. Even individuals looking to the world of self-employment as a means of getting around the strict criminal background checks that many 9-to-5 jobs require face hurdles, as there are a number of businesses you cannot start if… Read More »
Federal Bill Seeks To Help Ex-Offenders, But Does It Go Far Enough?
While states like New York have already passed laws that allow certain individuals with criminal records to get their records sealed so that they can move on past the collateral consequences of having a criminal record, get paying jobs, and reenter society as productive citizens, there has yet to be a federal bill seeking… Read More »
Sex Trafficking Victims Penalized Via Criminal Records
You may be surprised to find out that one group of people that routinely suffers from the collateral consequences of having a criminal record includes sex trafficking victims, who almost always have criminal records that keep them from starting over with their lives. Perhaps most importantly, the criminal record these victims have can ruin… Read More »