Nearly 600,000 New Yorkers Are Eligible to Have Their Records Sealed. Fewer Than 1,800 of Them Have Succeeded.
The results of record-sealing legislation enacted in 2017 shows the need for automatic expungement, advocates say.
Pennsylvania County Owes $67 Million After Man Finds Arrest Records on Mugshots.com
Elsewhere in the country, lawsuits and legislation seek to protect people from predatory mugshot sites.