SPRINGFIELD, MA (04/21/2021) The Western New England University’s Center for Social Justice (CSJ) will host important virtual clinics in the month of April for people who seek information about expunging and sealing criminal records.
Three virtual CORI Clinics will be offered to provide guidance and assistance to individuals requesting official Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) reports. Clinics to help individuals navigate the process will be held on Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23 from 2:00-4:00 p.m., and again on Monday, April 26 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Clinic registration can be found at www.mavirtualexpunge.com. Individuals can also obtain their own records through the MA Department of Criminal Justice Information Services by registering as an individual.
On Thursday April 29 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. the CSJ will host a Virtual Expungement & Record Sealing Event during which those wishing to learn more about expunging and sealing records can watch presentations by activists and experts, ask questions, and even speak with free pro-bono attorneys in private breakout rooms. Registration for this free event can be found at https://mavirtualexpunge.com/expungement-and-sealing/.
The Massachusetts Expungement & Record Sealing Virtual Event is presented by a coalition of nonprofits, cannabis industry professionals, and the Center for Social Justice at Western New England University School of Law. To learn more about the WNE University’s Center for Social Justice visit wne.edu/social-justice.
Having just celebrated its Centennial, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England serves 3,690 students, including 2,486 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the School of Law.