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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, February 3, 2005

Criminal Records and Mistaken Identity

Here's an article on how non-felons have been mistakenly identified as criminals by bad people who used their names or identification as aliases.  Meanwhile, New Britain, CT police report that they do not check the claimed addresses of arestees, so the recorded (and published) addresses can be of third parties--this seems likely to add to the confusion. [Jack Chin]

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