When you are arrested, charged, or convicted of a crime, the state of Texas puts it on your criminal record. That record is accessible to anyone. If an employer wants to see it, they can. If a university wants to access their applicants’ criminal records before admitting them, they have that ability.
This may seem unfair, especially when you can confidently say that the misdemeanor or felony you committed is nothing more than a part of your past. We agree.
If you have recently been charged or convicted, understand there are ways to get around these limitations, but it’s important to know what they are before you take action.
Limitations in Current Texas Legislation
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