US, EU & UK Employment Vetting as Strategy for Preventing Convicted Sex Offenders from Gaining Access to Children
European Journal on Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, Forthcoming
37 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Date Written: November 12, 2012
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.
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