Minnesota does not have any law regarding the sealing of records
Prisoner advocates said sealing of records
sooner will enable more ex-offenders to secure employment.
The rules, drafted by the Bar's Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, also set out procedures for challenging the sealing of records
The bill, which takes effect in 2005, provides for sealing of records
for employment purposes that include Class 4 felony violations for prostitution as well as a misdemeanor or Class 4 felony possession violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or the Cannabis Control Act.
43 (1989) (noting that Chief Judge Wachtler was originally solicited by Bert Bauman, First Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers' Association, to adopt a rule that would prohibit the sealing of records
as a condition of settlement and that would require courts to find good cause before granting a motion to seal a record).
After declaring her innocent, Wiatt suspended the destruction and sealing of records
until at least Jan.
More than 40 percent of those surveyed said they thought the sealing of records
was becoming a more common practice.