Workforce re-entry conference features Q&A with Prof. McCants Lewis

Professor Tracey McCants Lewis, director of clinical legal education at Duquesne Law, answered questions from the public during the Mon Valley Initiative's re-entry into the workforce conference. McCants Lewis discussed legal rights and opportunities for individuals who have been involved with the criminal justice system and provided information on how Duquesne's law clinics serve local residents.

The June 8, 2018 conference was supported by the Mon Valley Initiative's Southwestern Pennsylvania Re-Entry Coalition, the Allegheny County Anchored Re-Entry Consortium, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and Community College of Allegheny County, where the conference took place.

The New Pittsburgh Courier reported on the event and McCants Lewis's talk about how criminal records are sealed, expunged, or vacated by a governor's pardon.

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Read about Duquesne Law's clinical programs, including the Civil Rights Clinic, which offers legal assistance with expungements and pardons.

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