New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

Document Type

Article

Comments

forthcoming, European Journal on Crime, Criminal Law & Criminal Justice

Abstract

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.

Date of Authorship for this Version

11-2012

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