Expungement of Criminal RecordsClass Term:
Spring Term 2020-2021Catalog Number:
3 (0 Contact, 0 Field)Graduation Requirements:
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
This course provides hands-on experiential learning, working directly with clients on their expungement-related needs. This includes client consultation, drafting of petitions and other legal documents, and court representation as needed. Training and ongoing supervision by Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS). This course is also part of a research study on the effectiveness of expungement in improving employment and housing opportunities for those who were formerly in the criminal justice system. The research study is coordinated by Harvard Law School and jointly sponsored by Pitt Law, NLS, and Duquesne Law.