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Criminal Record Questions May Be Eliminated From Maryland College Applications

On Monday, the General Assembly approved legislation on a 92-46 vote that would prohibit private and public colleges from requesting prospective students to disclose their criminal records on initial applications. The “ban the box” bill will remove the barrier for … Continue reading

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How Marylanders Can Remove Their Criminal Records From Public Access

A criminal conviction can taint someone for many years, if not their entire life. Getting a job, apartment, citizenship or professional license will be extremely difficult, if not impossible. However, there is a solution and that is an expungement, which … Continue reading

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Uber And Lyft Continue To Fight Maryland’s Fingerprint-Based Background Checks

Uber and Lyft, two of the top online transportation companies in the world, pled their case before the Maryland Public Service Commission on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The state legislature passed a new regulation in 2015, enforcing drivers employed with … Continue reading

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