- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Realtors expand ethical prohibition on racist & discriminatory speech
- Panel requires review of three-time cap on exam attempts in case of nurse candidate who tested in “suboptimal” conditions
- California virtual proctoring flags one third of remote bar exams
- Following default judgment, court rejects maximum fines without separate analysis
- Delay in prosecuting disciplinary charges will not result in their dismissal
Bipartisan momentum is building in support of "fair chance licensing" reforms that lift restrictions on granting licensure to people with records, according to a November 2018 report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP), a research organization that advocates broadly for wage, unemployment, and regulatory policies that benefit workers.
About one in four jobs in the U.S now require a license and, commonly, a background check, to practice, NELP notes. This is at a time when mass incarceration has been at its peak and there . . .
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