Answers: Can arrest or conviction records be expunged?

The laws of each state are different. In some states, only misdemeanors and minor infractions can be expunged or sealed. In other states, you can expunge or seal an arrest, but not a conviction. And DUI convictions can be expunged or sealed in only a few states.

Host Andrea Williams sits down with Jafar Banda and Alan Schultz, organizers of Community Uprise at UW-Milwaukee, which fights for less stringent laws pertaining to expungement of criminal records for non-violent former incarcerated individuals and defends the civil liberties of the community.
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