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The Record Clearance Project provides:

  • Presentations regarding expungement law and employment rights of people with criminal convictions
  • LiveScan fingerprinting so people can get a copy of their criminal history report (“RAP sheet”)
  • “Speed Screening” interviews to review people’s RAP sheets and provide one-on-one consultations regarding their next steps in the expungement process
  • Representation in court on petitions to dismiss eligible convictions and reduce eligible felonies to misdemeanors in Santa Clara County
  • Path to Expungement mentoring program helping people transition from custody to prepare to expunge convictions in court
  • Three-unit class on Practical Legal Skills to in-custody students for SJSU credit (not currently offered)
Record Clearance Project


Supervising Interns and Volunteers: Professional Responsibility & Best Practices

May 31, 2018
Presenters will describe the ABA and California Rules of Professional Responsibility as they relate to common challenges with volunteers (including the duty to supervise, the unlawful practice of law, and the duty of confidentiality). Presenters will also discuss challenges and successful strategies for hiring, supervising, managing, and wrapping up the term for volunteers and interns.
MCLE: 1.25 hours (Legal Ethics)

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