Record-Clearing as a Rite of Passage To Engage in the Justice System

12 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2023 Last revised: 11 Apr 2023

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D. James Greiner

Harvard University - Center on the Legal Profession

Hannah Crowe

Independent

Renee Danser

Harvard University - Access to Justice Lab

Date Written: July 22, 2022

Abstract

Some have informally suggested that the process of obtaining an expungement order from the Kansas court system is simple and straightforward. We review the process for obtaining such an order in Kansas, and demonstrate the falsity of this suggestion.

Keywords: expungement, criminal justice record clearing, clean slate, access to justice

JEL Classification: K41

Suggested Citation

Greiner, Daniel James and Crowe, Hannah and Danser, Renee, Record-Clearing as a Rite of Passage To Engage in the Justice System (July 22, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4375305 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4375305

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Hannah Crowe

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Renee Danser

Harvard University - Access to Justice Lab ( email )

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