Prairie State Legal Services on the process of pot conviction expungements

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Prairie State Legal Services Attorney Lacy Burpee joins John Williams to explain what exactly happens when a person’s criminal record is expunged of pot convictions. And Lacy explains how one’s pot conviction can be expunged as there are three different ways. That’s a day after Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced that expungements would occur.

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