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

The audio recording is an m4a file, which requires the QuickTime player to be installed on your computer.


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.