US, EU & UK Employment Vetting as Strategy for Preventing Convicted Sex Offenders from Gaining Access to Children
New York University School of Law
New York University (NYU) - The Center for Research in Crime and Justice
November 12, 2012
European Journal on Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, Forthcoming
NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-64
Fear and anxiety about sexual predators who target children has stimulated legal initiatives in the US, EU and UK to encourage/require background screening for public and private sector job applicants and volunteers for positions that afford access to children. This Article examines the political, legal and logistical challenges that such initiatives have and are facing in three important legal regimes.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 37Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 17, 2012
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