Expunge

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Expunge

To destroy; blot out; obliterate; erase; efface designedly; strike out wholly. The act of physically destroying information—including criminal records—in files, computers, or other depositories.

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"I am most disappointed that Minister Goodale ruled out expungement because he claims there is no historical injustice, but I completely disagree," said Rankin.
One final reason that advocates are pushing for expungement over pardons in Canada relates to travel restrictions to the United States.
Phil Murphy said last week that he would be open to signing the medical and expungement measures that the Legislature sends his way, but cautioned that "the devil is in the details."
Berman argues that expungement of criminal records related to conduct that's no longer illegal should be automatic.
This Note evaluates the evolution of Missouri's expungement law.
Norman maintains that in 2014, when he was still working for Swanson, Hatch represented Norman as a private, pro bono attorney to work out an expungement of Norman's assault cases, all of which had already been dismissed.
expungement to many felonies." (217) The legislature's stated
Fundamental fairness would seem to require expungement, and
FINRA responded in a statement that the recent increase in expungement requests, as PIABA noted, is largely attributable to the 2009 change to the Forms U4 and U5 that increased the number of customer claims reported against brokers, and consequently in an increase in brokers pursuing expungement relief.