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Transforming Criminal Records: Expungement Clinic and Paper Making

PLSE is conducting an expungement eligibility and empowerment intakes this Saturday at the People’s Emergency Center. We will be joined by the People’s Paper Co-Op, a community advocacy and social entrepreneurship project based in North Philadelphia. As part of PLSE’s expungement eligibility intake, attendees at this Saturday’s clinic will have an opportunity to work with […]

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PLSE client success story featured in Drexel University College of Law

CITY EMPLOYEE CREDITS ALUMNUS WITH ENDING 20-YEAR NIGHTMARE July 22, 2014 In the eyes of Regina Rosa-Brown, Drexel Law alumnus Mike Lee, ’09, looks a lot like Superman. As the executive director and supervising attorney of Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, Lee leads a citywide Criminal Records Expungement Project, which has helped thousands of Philadelphians […]

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Fair Employment Opportunities Launch and Resolution

In Pennsylvania, people who come into contact with the criminal justice system, regardless of the outcome of their cases, are marked for life. This mark, in the form of criminal record, comes with a wide range of collateral consequences that expand an individual’s punishment beyond that which is originally contemplated by the criminal justice system, […]

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Juvenile Record Expungement Clinic December 3, 2013

On December 3, 2013, the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity in conjunction Defender Association of Philadelphia and the Juvenile In Justice art exhibit will host a juvenile expungement clinic intake session for 150 individuals.  We are accepting both juveniles and adults with juvenile arrest records in Philadelphia. Continue reading about this collaboration here. Pre-Registration is still OPEN and highly […]

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