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NEDC – A College Student’s Perspective

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July 15, 2014

Upon entering college, and thus, the doorstep of the professional world, it becomes clear how much the next few years will affect your future. Beyond grades and exams, and even work experiences you may have, a clean legal record is often overlooks as an essential part of the college experience. As a student who recently […]

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Expungement – Have you done enough?

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July 8, 2014

With today’s internet and technology, having a record sealed or expunged is not enough. The Court order only prevents the clerk or other state official from revealing the record. Simple expungement does not prevent private companies from continuing to report records previously obtained to your prospective employers, landlords, insurance companies and others who may be […]

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What Can NEDC Do For You? – Expungement Breakdown

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June 18, 2014
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What is an Expungement? Expungement is a legal process in court which allows you to have all public records of a prior criminal conviction cleared and your court file sealed. The main purpose of expungement is to remove the criminal record and appear as if it never occurred. Don’t let Criminal Convictions Linger The courts do […]

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Expungement and Criminal Records: State-Specific Information

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April 23, 2014

Below you will find state-specific information on criminal records and expungement (where available online), from sources such as state judiciaries, attorneys general, and state police agencies. Alabama Background Check System (Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center) Alaska Criminal Records FAQs (Alaska Department of Public Safety) Request to Seal Criminal Justice Information [PDF file} (Alaska Department of […]

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Stanford student project shows public benefit of expunging some criminal convictions

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April 23, 2014

BY CLIFTON B. PARKER New research from Stanford University students argues that the benefits of expungement – having a judge wipe a criminal conviction from the public records – outweigh the costs. Under California law, offenders can apply for expungement for most convictions, after completing probation or a local jail sentence. (A stay in state […]

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