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This report analyzes existing law and policy for handling criminal history record information (CHRI); identifies the technological and societal developments that may be changing the criminal justice privacy environment; and makes initial recommendations to address the next generation of criminal justice information law and policy.
This project report begins with a review of information privacy law and policy. It identifies five interests critical to a democracy and that are served by information privacy: (1) due process and fairness, (2) individual dignity, (3) individ-ual autonomy, (4) oversight and trust in governmental institutions, and (5) the promotion of privacy-dependent relationships.