Minnesota State Law Library
Legal Topics: Background Checks
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Minnesota Statutes, Index topic Background Checks and Studies.
Criminal Background Check Statutes: An Overview , from the Research Department, Minnesota House of Representatives.
How can I obtain a copy of my criminal record?, (FBI) from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service.
Laws Affecting Employment of Persons with Felony Convictions, from the Minnesota State Law Library.
Minnesota Expands "Ban the Box" to Private Employers, from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
Minnesota Public Criminal History, from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Minnesota Criminal History Record Search FAQ, from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval, from LLRX.
Running Background Checks on Job Applicants, from Nolo
Search Minnesota Public Criminal History
Related Topics: Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction; Expungement; Pardons.
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Last updated on August 19, 2013.
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