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Jobs and Future Stalled by Records Thought Secret

Sep 16, 2010, Linda Paul, WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio

(Illinois Models for Change note: Legislation enacted this year in Illinois improved the process for those 18 and older to clear their records of a first offense misdemeanor as a juvenile, and it prohibits the transfer of confidential juvenile arrest records from the Department of State Police to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The reform was advanced by the Juvenile Justice Initiative in Illinois and Civitas ChildLaw Center at Loyola University Chicago.) If you look at all the arrests…

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