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April 27, 2013 at 7:03 AM

Juvenile-court records could be sealed

Open records put youth at a disadvantage As prime sponsor of House Bill 1651, I was disappointed to see The Seattle Times editorial assert that HB 1651 is unconstitutional [“Editorial: Don’t seal all juvenile-court records,” Opinion, April 22]. Until 1977, all juvenile records were closed to the public without any constitutional issue. Currently, records for certain types…


| Topics: HB 1651, House Bill 1651, juvenile court