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Records Sealing and Expunction Clinic

Records Sealing and Expunction Clinic Director Grecia Cepeda Hendrickson

Having a criminal or juvenile delinquency record can create major barriers in obtaining employment, financial aid, housing, public benefits, educational and licensing opportunities, and many other benefits. Most juvenile records and certain adult records can be sealed or removed from an individual’s criminal history, thereby increasing opportunities for employment, education, and more.

This course will give law students the opportunity to assist real clients and to learn how to practice in three different court systems (juvenile, criminal, and civil) and train students in three different types of records clearing procedures: (1) juvenile records sealing; (2) expunctions of adult criminal records; and (3) nondisclosure orders for adult criminal records.

The course has a classroom component that meets once each week in a synchronous online format.