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Criminal Records

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Law Enforcement Will Be Able To Access Criminal Records On Smartphones

Attorney General Kamala Harris says her office has designed a mobile application that will allow law enforcement officers to download criminal records and other information to their smartphones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014


Some Job-Screening Tactics Challenged As Illegal

Companies using criminal records or bad credit reports to screen out job applicants might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws as the government steps up scrutiny of hiring policies that can hurt blacks and Hispanics.