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Lawmakers Could Give a Second Chance to More Juvenile Offenders

Bills that would provide more Florida kids with a second chance is primed for a floor vote in both chambers. SB 700, by Republican Sen. Keith Perry, and HB 615 by Democratic Rep. Clovis Watson,would change the way the state expunges juvenile…
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Bill Proposed to Expunge Felony Records for Kids

Kids who get arrested can get their records cleared if they complete a diversion program. But it’s currently limited, so Senator Keith Perry wants to expand it. “Current law only permits juvenile expunction for misdemeanor offenses this…
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Collaboration Helps Juvenile Offenders Forge a Path for the Future - The Florida Record

Jacksonville's new Seal/Expunge Project for Young Offenders—a collaboration between the Florida Coastal School of Law, the Center for Legal Rights, the Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, the Duval County Clerk of…