16- and 17-year-old Nonviolent Felons Eligible for Expungements, P 2

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We were talking about a new law in North Carolina that will allow 16- and 17-year-olds to ask the courts to have their criminal records expunged. The crimes in question must be nonviolent felonies. Violent crimes will stay on their records. The new law only applies to teens who are convicted and who have no
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16- and 17-year-old Nonviolent Felons Eligible for Expungements

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Governor Perdue recently signed a bill into law that will allow North Carolina’s courts to expunge the records of 16- and 17-year-olds charged with or convicted of nonviolent felonies. An expungement erases a criminal charge or conviction from the record, essentially wiping the slate clean as far as the public, the courts and law enforcement
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Dwi Checkpoints Focus on Sobriety on the Road and on the Water

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In an effort to raise awareness about drinking while driving any vehicle, a group of law enforcement authorities in North Carolina launched a campaign entitled “On the road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive.” The campaign recently organized a combined sobriety checkpoint effort near a North Carolina beach and the public boat launch. The
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