SCCJR 6th Annual Lecture: ‘Is there a right to expunge criminal convictions?’, delivered by Elena Larrauri.

Published: December 2012

Elena Larrauri is Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona and is a past President of the European Society of Criminology (2007-2010). Elena won the Rafael Salillas prize (Sociedad Española de Criminología) in 2007. Her most recent major publication is: Jacobs, J. and Larrauri, E. (2012) ‘Are criminal convictions a public matter? The US and Spain’, Punishment & Society 14 (1) January 2012.

A PDF version of Elena’s powerpoint presentation is also available by clicking this link.

ABSTRACT: Elena argues that in Europe there is increasing use of criminal records screening and discusses the reasons and consequences for the increased use of criminal record screening.

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