Do background checks include federal convictions?

Answer Depending on the purpose of the background check, it may reveal a federal conviction. Background checks for more informal purposes may only check such things as character references, employment rec... Read More »

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Does anyone such as the FBI CIA do background security checks and checks for citizenship on members of Congress and the President elect?

They MAY do so as a pre-requisite for their accessing certain classified information during their terms of office after they are elected. HOWEVER, there is no Constitutional requirement that these ... Read More »

Which court in the federal system reviews the convictions of military personnel who have violated military law?

That would be the US COurt of Military Appeals. However, only convictions of Courts Martial are reviewed. and not automatically. The findings of the Court Martial must be appealed in order to be re... Read More »

Michigan Law on Background Checks?

Background checks, also known as criminal history background information checks, are governed by state and federal laws, and may be required by statute for certain positions of public employment. T... Read More »

Background Checks for Schools?

School can be one of the most vulnerable atmospheres that children are exposed to. Since parents cannot be present and some individuals are mentally ill, schools conduct background checks on poten... Read More »