Expunging Juvenile Records Misconceptions, Collateral Consequences, and Emerging Practice Webinar
Held on May 19, 2021, this webinar highlighted OJJDP's recently published bulletin that includes defining various terms used to describe expungement and misconceptions about juvenile records. The primary misconception is the automatic expungement of juvenile records when youth turn 18. This session also discussed collateral consequences of juvenile records, such as youths' inability to maintain employment, a review of juvenile records expungement state laws via a national "scorecard," and emerging Federal, state, and local practices.
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