Criminal Justice

Smart record clearing laws reduce the long-term effects of a conviction

In 2014 two young children in Yamhill County, Oregon were put into foster care. Their loving grandmother immediately applied to be their foster parent. Her foster care application was denied and the children were bounced from home to home. Grandma unfortunately had a 25-year-old felony conviction – for a crime that under current Oregon law …

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