- As cited on "Your Lawyer: A User's Guide" (Lexis-Nexis)

Q: What is expungement?
A: Expungement is often equated to the sealing or destroying of legal records. Each state offers its own definition of expungement, based on different…

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Introduction - Privacy

"No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks."
- Article 12, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948…

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Privacy and Video Surveillance

Mental Health and Video Surveillance

Observation by video camera raises countless areas of concern pertaining to privacy issues.   The crime reduction rates suggested by proponents of video systems, particularly in terms of closed circuit television (CCTV) systems being placed in public…

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DNA - An Introduction

Forensic DNA testing - technology trumps due process

The decade and a half following the introduction of forensic DNA profiling has seen revolutionary changes in the way crime is investigated and tried in industrialised countries. It has also seen unprecedented erosion of privacy…

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