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April, 2014

Expungement and Criminal Records: State-Specific Information

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 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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Wednesday, April 23rd, 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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