Legislation Establishes New Process to Automatically Expunge Records of Juveniles Who Have Been Arrested but Not Charged
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--June 2, 2014. Mayor Emanuel today joined State Senator Kwame Raoul, State Representative Arthur Turner and community leaders to announce the passage of legislation to expunge certain juvenile arrest records automatically, removing a major hurdle that prevents many Chicago youth from qualifying for jobs and college scholarships.
“Our young people should not be held back by a mistake in their past,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Automatically expunging these records will help make sure we’re putting young people . . .