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Sealing and Expungement: Closing Records to Open Doors

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Young people and their families often have the misconception that records in juvenile court are safe from the scrutiny of future schools and employers. Join us for a conversation about the realities of sealing and expungement, the disparate impact these policies have on Black and Brown families, and how those realities are changing in the wake of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.


  • Andrew Keats - Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center
  • David Roberts- Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, SEARCH Group Inc. 
  • Hon. Karen Faulkner - District Court Judge, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Moderator Alyssha Dairsow - Co-National Racial and Ethnic Disparities Coordinator, Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Date Created: February 16, 2024