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Starting in 2003, Ban the Box is an organized project of legal services for prisoners with children.

Are “Ban the Box” Laws Discriminatory?

Photo of the Clinical Definition of Discrimination Underlined in Red Sharpie

“Ban the Box” rules forbid employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal record on applications. These rules are meant to protect prospective employees from discrimination based on criminal history. However, some are saying that Ban the Box just trades one form of discrimination for another. Is there logic behind this argument? California Ban the Box … Continue reading

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