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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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Mailing updates

Please view the following information regarding mailing updates on behalf of Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity’s summer activity. If you had a court hearing on July 12, 2013 , you are in team A, and your signed court order was mailed. If you had a court hearing on July 15, 2013, you are in team […]

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

The Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity is pleased to share that Mike Lee, Esquire, Supervising Attorney for the Criminal Record Expungement Project was recently featured in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Making a Difference Column. PBA Making a Difference

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