Should a prior criminal history be known before entering a plea?

Answer On One Hand: Informed DecisionsA criminal history provides vital information in determining which argument to make to the judge who will sentence you. If there is a lack of criminal history, for in... Read More »

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What was the presidents foreign policy prior to the US entering World War 1?

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What is the term that best describes the US foreign policy prior to entering World War 2?

Since the actions in Iraq and Afghanistan have not yet ended, it is logically impossible to answer whether the UK involvement with Libya can be compared to the outcomes in Iraq or Afghanistan. As f... Read More »

Is consent required prior to conducting a criminal background check?

Consent is required before an employer can do a criminal background check. The Federal Trade Commission requires that written authorization is obtained on a document separate from the employment a... Read More »

Can you get a federal job with a criminal history?

A criminal record does not disqualify a candidate from most federal jobs. There is no general prohibition in federal law or policy against hiring ex-offenders. In a few specific cases, people con... Read More »