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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

05/31/2017
Pauline Quirion, GBLS

2017 update of booklet in Question and Answer form,  Covers various aspects of CORI law and sealing, expungement and privacy protections

05/29/2017
Pauline Quirion

Here is is the updated 2017 updated GBLS Crimianl Record Sealing and CORI Law Manual.

05/18/2017
Mass. Attorney General

The AG’s Office issued  guidance following inquiries from health care providers and public school officials about the impact of federal i

05/17/2017
Pauline Quirion

Booklet explaining when guilty pleas or guilty disposition in a case results in the case being a never sealable offense.  

05/17/2017
MLRI

On May 16, 2017, the Senate Committee on Ways and Means released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, Senate 3.

05/16/2017
JNJ

SB791: An Act for Justice Reinvestment

05/16/2017
Pauline Quirion

This bill would help countless people with criminal records get jobs and housing.

05/16/2017
JNJ

Fabulous bill adressing fromnt, middle and back end of crimianl justice sytem. 

05/16/2017
JNJ

Fact sheet on repealing mandatoy minimum sentences that have a racially disparate impact, and break up families, and leave children witho

05/16/2017
JNJ

Fact sheet  on pending bill which would prevent creation of CORI in some imstances and eliminate or reduce cori related consequnces  

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