New Mexico will join the list of states with “ban the box” legislation when a new law takes effect on June 14.
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In a previous post, we discussed the recently signed FIRST STEP Act, which reduces sentences for thousands of nonviolent criminals and promises to provide shorter sentences for certain nonviolent crimes going forward. When it comes to a particular individual, the criminal justice system has two primary goals: punishment and rehabilitation.
There have long been criticisms of the harsh penalties handed down to those convicted of nonviolent drug charges in the United States.
Most people who have filled out job applications have at one time or another seen the question asking whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. This could mean either a misdemeanor, relatively minor crimes punishable by up to a year in jail, or felonies, serious crimes that could be punished by years […]
After months of speculation and anticipation, Google for Jobs has launched. And it’s pretty much like it sounds. Oh, and by the way, it changes everything.