PA now has three different Expungement Statutes including Expungement, Limited Access, and Clean Slate Limited Access. Add in Due Process Case Law surrounding expungements and you have an extremely complicated body of law.
This course will: 1) explain the difference between Expungement, Clean Slate Limited Access, and Limited Access, 2) show Practitioners key concerns to watch out for when entering plea bargains and why it is vitally important to verify and reverify final case dispositions, 3) teach practitioners all disqualifying offenses for Clean Slate and Limited Access, and 4) teach practitioners how clients should answer employment and professional licensing application questions after their cases have been expunged or granted limited access. This course is guaranteed to help attorneys quickly grasp this area of law and quickly and easily field client calls.
Credits count toward the CLE requirement of Criminal Procedure Rule 801, for appointment as defense counsel in a capital case.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The CLE Board indicates that you can earn all 18 of your capital case credits by distance education. However, for the general Pennsylvania CLE requirement of 12 credits annually, any current distance education limitations per compliance year would apply.
Recorded at the Criminal Law Symposium 2021 in June 2021.