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Colleen Chien

Colleen Chien is a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law where she teaches, mentors students and conducts...

Sarah Lageson

Sarah Lageson is an assistant professor at Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. She received her PhD in sociology...

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Jason Tashea

Jason is the founder and director of Justice Codes and the criminal justice technology consultant at the Research and...

Episode Notes

In the United States, an estimated 70 million people have a criminal record. Being tagged with this scarlet letter can affect a person’s ability to find employment, housing and even potential relationships. Meanwhile, the expansion of freedom of information laws and the internet has changed how criminal records are used and who has access to them. These changes raise questions around the purpose of criminal records and the limits of legal remedies like expungement and sealing. To make better sense of these issues, Colleen Chien, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, and Sarah Lageson, an assistant professor at Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice, came together and talked to ABA Journal Legal Affairs Writer Jason Tashea about their research into the modern trials and tribulations of expungement, sealing and criminal records.

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Episode Details
Published: October 16, 2019
Podcast: ABA Journal: Legal Rebels
Category: Access to Justice , Legal Technology
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