Advocates cheer new Pa. law to seal minor criminal records

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    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a law allowing ex-offenders an easier path to keep minor crimes off the public record. (AP file photo)

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a law allowing ex-offenders an easier path to keep minor crimes off the public record. (AP file photo)

    Amid renewed nationwide attention on the criminal justice and incarceration rehabilitation systems, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a law allowing ex-offenders an easier path to keep minor crimes off the public record.

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller is joined by Community Legal Services of Philadelphia director of litigation Sharon Dietrich and board member William Cobb to discuss the importance and impact of this law.

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