New Law Changes Expungement Rules for Some Offenders
July 1, 2010 - 11:27am

A bill just passed without the Governor's signature which amends expungement law for some individuals, effective immediately.

If you pleaded guilty or nolocontendre and received a deferred sentence (a no-jail sentence), you are now eligible for full expungement and record sealing following 5 years of good behavior.

Lynch Now Favors Expungement for Some Criminals
April 8, 2010 - 10:09am

by Katherine Gregg, Providence Journal State House Bureau

PROVIDENCE — In a sharp turnaround, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch is now backing the early expungement of the case files of an entire class of admitted criminals, regardless of what they did.

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