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mike_c Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-28-10 04:49 PM
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28. I suggest a career in teaching....
I know, that sounds snarky, but it's not. When I applied for dozens of university prof jobs, right out of grad school and a post-doc, NOT ONE asked any questions about criminal records. I could be an axe murderer for all my employers know....
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  -I have a nephew doing a 32 month stretch in minimum security... triguy46  Apr-27-10 08:07 PM   #0 
  - Wow, don't know what to say. Can't imagine what you all are feeling.  kayakjohnny   Apr-27-10 08:26 PM   #1 
  - I go to see him each month. Its not all that bad, its minimum security.  triguy46   Apr-27-10 08:29 PM   #2 
  - Wow, that's rough.  Suich   Apr-27-10 10:28 PM   #3 
  - "The law" in this country is very out of control, and we must get some sort of  old mark   Apr-27-10 10:32 PM   #4 
  - does it matter what state? downloading child porn is illegal in all of them  pitohui   Apr-27-10 10:53 PM   #6 
     - Prosecution of post-pubescent child pornography is very rare  MajorChode   Apr-27-10 11:17 PM   #9 
     - That is true.  triguy46   Apr-28-10 09:26 AM   #16 
     - Thanks for the fucking lecture - I was asking a question because I wanted  old mark   Apr-28-10 03:38 AM   #13 
     - guaranteed to be 18 or older  conscious evolution   Apr-28-10 06:31 AM   #14 
  - Well, he is definitely screwn. The "sex offender" thing is the Scarlet letter of this era.  madinmaryland   Apr-27-10 10:51 PM   #5 
  - how does one classify it as 'underage'  LynneSin   Apr-27-10 10:54 PM   #7 
  - No need for all the details.  triguy46   Apr-28-10 09:27 AM   #17 
  - Yes, it does seem fishy... if there was a fake Title 18 link,  redqueen   Apr-28-10 01:45 PM   #26 
  - that sound terrible. best wishes  gl_5500   Apr-27-10 11:00 PM   #8 
  - Think about social help type places;  elleng   Apr-27-10 11:53 PM   #10 
  - He needs to talk to a lawyer to see if it can be expunged  REP   Apr-28-10 12:58 AM   #11 
  - good advice, thanks. Your point is well made...  triguy46   Apr-28-10 09:29 AM   #19 
  - it is possible to make his own job  grasswire   Apr-28-10 01:13 AM   #12 
  - Not only that...  TZ   Apr-28-10 07:24 AM   #15 
  - Yep. In Oklahoma where I'm at....  triguy46   Apr-28-10 09:28 AM   #18 
  - In Texas it lists their crime and the age of the victim  MajorChode   Apr-28-10 10:38 AM   #20 
  - How about having a kid convicted of statuatory rape  TZ   Apr-28-10 10:45 AM   #21 
     - I think you can make the list as young as 10 in Texas  MajorChode   Apr-28-10 11:46 AM   #23 
  - I think you would feel differently about those sites  suninvited   Apr-28-10 12:44 PM   #24 
  - This isn't enough information for you?  snooper2   Apr-28-10 01:41 PM   #25 
     - What constitutes "sexual Assault child" in TX?  Gormy Cuss   Apr-28-10 02:00 PM   #27 
  - Visit him whenever possible.  Ptah   Apr-28-10 10:50 AM   #22 
  - Between sister, fiance and me, we have nearly all weekends covered.  triguy46   Apr-28-10 08:01 PM   #29 
  - I suggest a career in teaching....  mike_c   Apr-28-10 04:49 PM   #28 
 

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