Matter of Rosa R – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Matter of Rosa R. (68 AD3d 407, 889 NYS2d 570 [2009]), the Appellate Division affirmed Family Court's denial of a motion seeking sealing of the record relating to a juvenile delinquency adjudication based upon "the serious nature of the . . . assault" and because "sealing these records could potentially impede their use by law enforcement agencies for legitimate purposes in the event appellant engaged in further criminal activity" (68 AD3d at 407-408).