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Celebrate Pro Bono: FREE Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic

Posted on October 22, 2019

FREE Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Boys and Girls Club at Freetown Village 7820 Darrell Henry Pasadena, MD 21122 Volunteers needed!   Hosted by the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Rho Eta Zeta Chapter and the North Arundel County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. in […]

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Maryland 2018 Session: New Laws -Expungement

Posted on August 24, 2018

This excerpt from the 90 Day Report – A Review of the 2018 Session at E-8 provides a good discussion of the 2018 changes to the expungement law per HB382/CH686 and SB101/CH143: Under the Criminal Procedure Article, a person who has been charged with the commission of a crime, including a crime under the Transportation Article […]

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Pro Bono Celebration: Free Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic

Posted on November 9, 2017

On October 14, 2017 the Anne Arundel County Local Pro Bono Committee partnered with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Rho Eta Zeta Chapter and the Anne Arundel County NAACP for a Free Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic at the Boys and Girls Club at Freetown Village.  Ginina Stevenson coordinated the event and also provided legal assistance.  Other […]

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Celebrate Pro Bono: Free Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic

Posted on October 13, 2017

A Free Legal Fair and Expungement Clinic will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club at Freetown Village. (7820 Darrell Henry, Pasadena, Maryland 21122) The Fair will be held in partnership with AACO NAACP and the AACO Local Pro Bono Committee. It is a […]

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New Maryland Laws Take Effect on October 1, 2017 – Spotlight on Expungement

Posted on September 25, 2017

New Maryland laws take effect on October 1, 2017!  We will be publishing a series of posts highlighting a few of the newly enacted laws.  This series is just a small sampling of the new laws enacted by the 2017 Legislative Session.  To read about more laws resulting from the 2017 session, see the 90 […]

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Expungement Clinic Wrap-Up

Posted on April 19, 2017

Monday night the law library partnered with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) and the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library to provide assistance with expungement of criminal records.  Matthew Stubenberg, IT director for MVLS, brought in two volunteer attorneys,  Jennifer L. Wazenski and David Mitchell,  who were able to help 4 people to determine if their charges […]

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Expungement Clinic Wrap-up

Posted on April 13, 2017

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) sponsored an Expungement Clinic at the Glen Burnie Regional Library on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.  There were 5 volunteer attorneys who were able to help 19 people complete expungement petitions for filing.  Matthew Stubenberg of MVLS coordinated the program. Matthew […]

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Expungement Clinic Wrap-Up

Posted on October 6, 2016

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) sponsored an Expungement Clinic at the Glen Burnie Regional Library on September 27, 2016 in the evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:45 p.m.  There were 4 volunteer attorneys who were able to help 16 people complete expungement petitions for filing.  Matthew Stubenberg of MVLS coordinated the program. Matthew is known […]

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Upcoming Expungement Clinic

Posted on July 8, 2016

The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) is hosting a FREE Expungement Clinic next week at Maryland City at Russett Community Library. Volunteer attorneys will provide FREE legal assistance and information concerning the expungement of criminal records. No registration or appointments necessary; legal services are provided on a first come, first serve basis. When? Tuesday, July […]

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Second-Chance Reform in Maryland: Expansion of State Expungement Laws Take Effect This October

Posted on June 17, 2016

An arrest or a court case is a public record, even if an individual was never convicted. The public’s ability to view these records may negatively affect an individual’s ability to apply for work, housing, child custody, loans, or college. Recently, Maryland has taken progressive steps in expanding shielding and expungement of charges that resulted […]

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