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Expungement or Limited Access: Can you hide your prior conviction?

By Kaitlyn Clarkson, Esquire and Amanda Jones, Pa/C.P. Governor Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania Senate Bill 166 in February of 2016, expanding the current PA laws regarding access to criminal history. The Senate passed this bill unanimously while the House did not bring the bill up for a vote. This new law will be effective November 14, […]

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Smartphone Apps Means Your Criminal Record in Everyone’s Pocket

A new smartphone app called “Docket in your Pocket” allows users to access Pennsylvania criminal records from their smartphone.  The description from their website: In today’s increasingly loose-knit society, we encounter people we barely know almost daily. Have you ever asked yourself how many of those people – maybe your new roommate, your next blind […]

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