Ever been arrested for possession of dagga? Last year’s Constitutional Court ruling means you can now have your criminal record expunged. Here are the steps you need to take.
“A few years back I was arrested for a minor crime. The case went to court, but was thrown out due to a lack of evidence. Over the past few years I’ve tried applying for various jobs, but have always been turned away despite the interviews going great. Does this mean I have a criminal
In June of 2013 Forbes published Background Checks On Job Candidates: Be Very Careful . The article highlighted lawsuits filed by US federal regulators who argue that employers who exclude all job applicants with criminal records may be guilty of racial discrimination.
On January 13th reporter Clem Newton-Brown told in The Sydney Morning Herald of Noel Toevy, an aboriginal dancer, who was arrested one evening in 1951 on suspicion of having participated in a homosexual act. Now, six decades on, Australia is about to expunge the criminal records of those accused of ‘gay crimes’.