California will soon end lifetime registration of some sex offenders under bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown

Thousands of Californians will be allowed to take their names off the state’s registry of sex offenders as a result of action Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

70MillionJobs.com and Checkr Announces Partnership To Help Formerly Incarcerated People Land Jobs

San Francisco, CA—70 million Americans have a criminal record, and often can’t find work because of it. 70MillionJobs wants to get pass that discrimination and help connect companies looking for work and people who have done their time.

70MillionJobs, the only national, for-profit recruitment platform for formerly incarcerated Americans, is proud to announce its partnership with Checkr, one of the country's most successful background check companies.

Under the terms of the partnership, Checkr will refer men and women whose background check results precluded them from landing the job to which they originally applied and help them connect with employers that they are eligible to work for.

In Denying Snyder Petition, U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Sixth Circuit Ruling

Washington — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that “sweeping” conditions imposed retroactively under Michigan’s sex offender registry law were unconstitutionally punitive.

Another View -- Chris Dornin: Lawmakers should review prison rules

I enjoyed reading David Solomon’s recent column about a problem I have worked on for years: How to make the Department of Corrections send all of its administrative rules to lawmakers for vetting and approval. Our nonprofit agency wrote a bill this term at the State House to make that happen, HB 192.

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