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Advocates Hope 'Vacatur' Laws Will Help Prostitutes Clear Their Records

For the first time in Maryland, a woman with a prostitution conviction has had her criminal record wiped clean by convincing a judge she is actually a victim, forced into the life by brutal pimps. Advocates hope it will be a model in other states.

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Carrie Johnson is a justice correspondent for the Washington Desk.
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