Community colleges host expungement events, step up role in helping Oregonians clear their criminal records

Friday, September 16, 2022
The Oregonian

When Forrest Beesley first learned about an Oregon City clinic that would help him remove old charges from his criminal record for free, he thought it was a prank. Expungement services are in high demand this year after Oregon stopped charging a $281 filing fee per case, advocates say. And institutions like Portland Community College are stepping up to help fill that need.

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