Pennsylvania Is the Latest State To Loosen Occupational Licensing Rules for Individuals With Criminal Records
Finding a steady job is the best way to keep a person from going back to prison or jail. These changes make a lot of sense.
Nearly 66,000 cases are covered, dating back to 1961.
The law will bar the federal government and its contractors from asking about criminal history in job applications.
Offenders in California Get Saddled with Thousands of Dollars in Court Fees. This Bill Would Stop That.
A study shows that when these fees hit low-income offenders, they wreck their lives—and also don't even get paid.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Equal Justice Society, and others are challenging the practice in court.
As if we needed any more evidence that the vast majority of undocumented immigrants aren't bringing crime into the country.