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Expungement of Criminal Records - 2214

Expungement of Criminal Records
Class Term:
Spring Term 2020-2021
Catalog Number:
5728
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Practicum
Credits:
3 (0 Contact, 0 Field)
Graduation Requirements:
Experiential Learning
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Description

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. 

Expungement of Criminal Records