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Conversation on Criminal Justice Reform Shows Support from Attorney General, Bipartisan Members of Congress

By Gabe Colman, a Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, members of Congress, civil rights leaders, and criminal justice experts demonstrated strong bipartisan support for ending mass incarceration at an event co-sponsored by The Leadership Conference … Continue reading

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Background Checks Limit Employment Opportunity

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is on a roll. The same week that it issued hiring protection for gender non-conforming individuals, it updated guidance on criminal background checks that had not been revisited for 25 years. Under the new … Continue reading

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Why We Don’t Need Felony Disenfrancisement Laws Anymore

Last week, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval vetoed a bill to restore voting rights to any ex-felon who “honorably completes a felony sentence of imprisonment, probation, or parole”. Continue reading

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