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The Rate of Rights: Wrongful Conviction Compensation

By: Kyle Steenland, Feature Editor   Imagine finding yourself trapped in the criminal justice system and later thrust into the hands of the department of corrections. Along the way, you pled your innocence but for reasons outside your control, your last contact with outside society was a judge handing down […]

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Pennsylvania Offers Clean Slate for Misdemeanor Records

By: Samantha Cook, Feature Editor   “Get a clean slate!” offers the Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. “Do You Have a Criminal Record that Might Be Sealed Under Pennsylvania’s New Clean Slate Law?”[1] Studies of the criminal justice system in recent years have addressed the issue of collateral consequences, the concept […]

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