Ban the Box to Promote Ex-Offender Employment

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Jessica Henry

Montclair State University

James Jacobs

New York University School of Law

Date Written: October 16, 2007

Abstract

This paper makes the argument for eliminating the criminal history question on employment applications to help level the playing field for individuals with criminal records.

Keywords: reentry, ban the box, ex-offenders, criminal records

Suggested Citation

Henry, Jessica and Jacobs, James B., Ban the Box to Promote Ex-Offender Employment (October 16, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3119658 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3119658

Jessica Henry (Contact Author)

Montclair State University ( email )

Department of Justice Studies
1 Normal Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
United States

James B. Jacobs

New York University School of Law ( email )

40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012-1099
United States

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