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Prof. David Ball Featured in New Slate Article

From the Slate article: “Under the existing system, ‘counties that choose to use state prison to address crime are, in essence, subsidized by counties that choose local programs such as probation and treatment instead,’ since the state typically pays for the former, while the county pays for the latter.”

Expungement Externship Students Demonstrate Excellent Oral Advocacy, Achieve 100% Success with Client petitions

Students in the Expungement Externship (Criminal Justice Externship: Expungement) achieved very successful results from the fall semester. Students appeared for court hearings throughout the month of January and represented the school and their clients well, demonstrating excellent oral advocacy skills.

As with many past semesters, students had a one-hundred percent success rate in getting client petitions granted. Five clients – with a total of 39 convictions – were able to have their prior criminal records dismissed in the interest of justice.
As with many past semesters, students had a one-hundred percent success rate in getting client petitions granted. Five clients – with a total of 39 convictions – were able to have their prior criminal records dismissed in the interest of justice.