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Feb 28

Using Amicus Briefs to Clarify State Expungement Laws

Jamie Gullen and Janet Ginzberg from the Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia work to advance criminal record clearance through engaging the courts. Recently, the two have used amicus briefs to clarify expungement laws in Georgia and Pennsylvania. The Georgia Supreme Court heard arguments on whether a new law expanding expungement would apply only to …

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