Understanding Background Checks

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Whenever you apply for a job, a loan, a new home, or even a gun, you’re going to have to undergo a background check. You may not give this too much thought, especially if you have a clean record, but it’s still good to know what shows up on your background check . . .…

The Differences Between Jail And Prison

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Jail and prison are technically not the same place. They’re not two terms that refer to the same institution. What are the differences? Jails hold people for short-term periods. They hold people who have recently been arrested but have yet to post bail; people who are waiting for trial, and convicted people who are serving…