In the case of an executive pardon in Illinois, "the presiding trial judge at the defendant's trial, [may] have a court order entered expunging
the record of arrest from the official records...." Id.
Rigorous oversight of the Vice Chancellor's strategy for expunging
any corrupt or poor practices from everything the institution does needs people who are prepared to put in the time to act as effective critical friends.
(c) Whenever a person who has been convicted of an offense is granted a pardon by the governor which specifically authorizes expungement, he may, upon verified petition to the chief judge of the circuit where the person had been convicted, any judge of the circuit designated by the Chief Judge, or in counties of less than 3,000,000 inhabitants, the presiding trial judge at the defendant's trial, may have a court order entered expunging
the record of arrest from the official records....
2000) (noting district courts' ancillary jurisdiction limited to expunging
record of unlawful arrest); see also 8A FED.
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