Public Records Scholarship

In the United States, criminal records are part of the public record. This transparency in regards to criminal records is unique to the United States. Considering that the the United States allows criminal records to be a part of the public record, please answer the following question.

How is allowing criminal records to be part of the public record a benefit to the United States?

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Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
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