Article in the New York Times – “Wrongfully Convicted Find Their Record, Unexpunged, Haunts Them”

“Across much of the country, sealing or clearing a criminal record after a wrongful conviction is a tangled and expensive process, advocates and former prisoners say. It can take years of appeals to courts and pleas to governors to wipe the slate clean. Even then, many felony convictions remain on federal databases and pop up during background checks or at traffic stops.”

Read the full article here.