As the Coronavirus pandemic is sweeping our nation, many of us find our daily routines disrupted by the new “social distancing” practices everyone’s being encouraged to uphold. However, there is much more going on besides having to cancel family reunions or business dinners. The criminal justice system is being severely tested, and in the next […]Continue reading

Having a conviction on your record can impact aspects of life as a citizen in ways perhaps not initially realized. One of those is the privilege connected to operating a driver’s license in Washington, D.C. Like various states in the union, D.C. works on a point-based system when it comes to determining the effects certain […]Continue reading

This past Fall, the District of Columbia, was placed center stage on one of the most divisive topics – the decriminalization of sex work. D.C. proposed the Reducing Criminalization of Commercial Sex Amendment Act of 2019 to D.C. Council. The controversial topic is being viewed as an alternative solution for mitigating the negative impacts prostitution […]Continue reading

All those who are hired for a federal position must undergo some form of basic background investigation to determine if an individual is “reliable, trustworthy, of good conduct and character, and loyal to the United States.” This goes for military personnel, government employees, or even governmental contractors. Naturally, many people question what kind of information […]Continue reading