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Sealing and destruction of criminal records for the factually innocent: A second chance for California Penal Code Section 851.8
Irina Fox, Sealing and Destruction of Criminal Records for the Factually Innocent: A Second Chance for California Penal Code Section 851.8, 53 San Diego L. Rev. 369 (2016).
In 1975, the California legislature enacted Penal Code section 851, an expungement remedy, which today allows courts to seal and destroy a criminal record of a person who can prove his or her factual innocence. Expungement ...