Friday, December 22, 2006

Pressure Builds For Debate On Criminal Records

An AP newswire article, via (Minneapolis-St. Paul), reports that:

Problems with uneven background checks and sealed criminal records that leak out all over the Internet could lead to a fresh debate at the Legislature next year.

Lawmakers and others said it's time for a serious look at [Minnesota] state laws governing criminal records. A task force report released earlier this month called for a host of changes, including the opportunity to expunge criminal convictions after a waiting period.

More here.

(Props, Flying Hamster.)


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