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CLS filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in the Supreme Court of the United States urging the Court to take up the case of Doe v. Iowa, being litigated by our colleagues at Iowa Legal Aid....
CLS played a part in a recent victory for people with criminal records. On May 28, 2019, a federal court jury rendered a $67 Million verdict in a class action against Bucks County, PA, for...
The following statement was delivered by CLS attorney Seth Lyons at an event at Philadelphia City Hall on April 30, 2019. My name is Seth Lyons, I’m an attorney at Community Legal Services, and we...
Nadia Hewka, Senior Staff Attorney in the Community Legal Services Employment Unit, gave the following testimony before the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee on December 12, 2018...
Volunteer Attorneys Needed to Assist with Clean Slate Record Clearing Project. Click here to get involved! Clean Slate is a new Pennsylvania law that expands criminal record sealing to...
Research, data, and most importantly, the lived experiences of people with criminal records show that expungement and sealing can be life-changing for the vast number of people who qualify.  The...
Have you seen ICE at the Courthouse? Have you been intimidated by ICE at the courthouse or witnessed someone being intimidated? If so, please fill out this short form to report the incident. If...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS attorney Nadia Hewka in front of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee on August 27, 2018. I’m here as an attorney who represents low...
A New Law Will Expand Clearing of Criminal Records in Pennsylvania A new law called "Clean Slate" will automatically seal many criminal cases, starting between June of 2019 and July of...
Please visit www.mycleanslatepa.com to learn more about this important new law. What is Clean Slate? Clean Slate is a new Pennsylvania law that expands criminal record sealing to include more...