More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

A Criminal Record Shouldn't Be a Life Sentence to Poverty  Center For American Progress

Utah ‘clean slate’ law: Does it clear your criminal record?  Deseret News

New Phone App Makes It Easier To Clear Past Offenses From Criminal Records  Wisconsin Public Radio News

Looking to clear a criminal record in Mississippi? Free legal workshop available to residents  Clarion Ledger

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Passage of Connecticut's Clean Slate Legislation, Urges Gov. Lamont To Sign It Into Law  Center For American Progress

LIFT Wisconsin Launches Criminal Record Clearing Tool  Milwaukee Community Journal

Expungement fair offers ‘second chance’ to more than 700 people in Genesee County

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Gov. Lamont for Signing Clean Slate Into Law  Center For American Progress

RELEASE: Report Highlights Recent Bipartisan Momentum for Clean Slate and Fair Chance Licensing Reforms in the States  Center For American Progress

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill this week | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State |  Hudson Valley 360

How Clean are 'Clean Slates'?  Court News Ohio

Collateral Consequences and the Enduring Nature of Punishment

NY Cannabis Law Is National Blueprint For Pot Expungement  Law360

Michigan Officials Wipe Away Past Marijuana-Related Convictions

NY Bill to Automatically Remove Criminal Records Gains Support  Crime Report

House Approves Clean Slate For Fewer Eligible Offenses | CTNewsJunkie  CT News Junkie

New online tool helps individuals clean up criminal and eviction records

I’m formerly incarcerated. We need world where more people can safely reveal stories like mine.  USA TODAY

Arizona court website gives guidance on marijuana records expungement

Collin County Announces Program to Clear Criminal Records  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

California is still failing thousands of ex-inmate firefighters  Los Angeles Times

Michigan's new expungement laws kick in Sunday. Here's how to get help.  Detroit Free Press

Tarrant County offering virtual clinic to clean criminal records  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Bill to automatically erase certain criminal records gets boost from Connecticut clergy  Hartford Courant

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

For many with criminal convictions in their past, the ‘Clean Slate’ bill would open doors long closed  The CT Mirror

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Virginia's Automatic Record-Sealing Legislation  Center For American Progress

Arizona Supreme Court Launches Site To Help People Expunge Marijuana Convictions  Marijuana Moment

N.Y. lawmakers propose 'clean slate' measure to clear convictions  New York Daily News

Here's how Michigan's expungement laws will change this spring  Detroit Free Press

Nessel, 21 other AGs calling on Congress to fund sealing and expungement of criminal records  WILX-TV

New ‘Clean Slate’ laws to automate criminal record expungement process, expand eligibility criteria in Michigan  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Clearing criminal records through Cannabis Expungement Act | Top Stories |  WAND

As more states legalize marijuana, people with drug convictions want their records cleared  PBS NewsHour

Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing Security for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

New Tech Tool Aims To Remove Legal Barriers; Expansion To Racine Planned  Racine County Eye

Cobb Second Chance Desk opens to the public this week  East Cobb News

Press Release: AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 22 AGs Calling On Congress To Fund Modernization of State Systems for Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records  The DC Line

Clean Slate Is Critical for a Healthy Democracy  Center For American Progress

Michigan criminal record expungement bills head to Whitmer's desk  Detroit Free Press

Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill – and the right thing to do  Vermont Biz

RELEASE: Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Connecticut Senate passes clean slate bill to erase past criminal convictions. Republicans say crimes like stalking, criminally negligent homicide, shouldn’t be included.  Hartford Courant

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPR

Clearing marijuana convictions: Phoenix event offers free legal help to expunge record  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles  Detroit Free Press

Detroit residents can apply now for help with expungement under new laws  Detroit Free Press

What pending changes to expungement laws mean for setting aside criminal records in Michigan

Polis Issues New 'Narrow' Pardons For 2732 Marijuana-Related Convictions  Colorado Public Radio

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds the Senate and House Reintroductions of the Bipartisan Clean Slate Act  Center For American Progress

A clean slate: Phoenix event gives legal help to expunge marijuana-related arrests from criminal records  FOX 10 News Phoenix

TJ Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill — and the right thing to do

Arizona advocates helping clear marijuana charges off criminal records KPNX

Clean Slate Seeks to Empower Communities by Expunging Records: "Not Just to Survive But To Live"  Ms. Magazine

Vt. bill expanding expungements for old crimes moves forward  WCAX

STATEMENT: Michigan Becomes Latest State To Pass Clean Slate Legislation, First To Include Felonies  Center For American Progress

Justice Dept. Fights to Keep Secret a Memo on Clearing Trump in Russia Inquiry  The New York Times

Texas empties prison to hold detained immigrants  The Texas Tribune

Thousands of Texans Would Benefit from a “Clean Slate” – InsideSources  InsideSources

RELEASE: On Its One Year Anniversary, Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law Has Cleared Nearly 35 Million Records  Center For American Progress

Michigan criminal record expungement bills a step closer to Senate vote  Detroit Free Press

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

A Look at Illinois' Marijuana Expungement Efforts | Chicago News | WTTW  WTTW News

Pot legalization was to bring expungements to many with records in Illinois. Numbers so far are low, but more are expected to be on the way.  Chicago Tribune

How a Sacramento pop-up expungement clinic is helping to give felons a second chance  Sacramento Bee

Busted for marijuana? You can clear your record in Arizona - KGUN  KGUN

Biden Proposes Federal Aid To Help States Expunge Marijuana Records  Marijuana Moment

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington Post

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park  Hickory Daily Record

Mayor urges eligible Detroiters to apply now for expungement assistance, before new law takes effect April 11  City of Detroit

Getting A Second Chance: New MI Expungement Laws Now In Effect  Benton Spirit

State Officials: Nearly 500000 Marijuana Arrest Records Have Been Expunged  WTTW News

Opinion | The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

Michigan ‘Clean Slate’ plan could take years to implement  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Legislature approves bill package to help more people clear criminal records  Michigan Radio

Michigan's New Expungement Laws Offer Second Chance  U.S. News & World Report

NC's Second Chance Act: Free legal help, new toolkit can help people clear their past criminal convictions  WTVD-TV

For Many With Criminal Convictions In Their Past, The 'Clean Slate' Bill Would Open Doors  Connecticut Public Radio

How to erase your criminal record (yes, that's a thing!)  FOX 29

It may become easier to clear criminal history in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

People deserve clean slates: Criminal records impede post-COVID economic recovery in Black and Brown communities  New York Daily News

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & Observer

Every Delawarean deserves a clean slate as we rebuild from the pandemic | Opinion  The News Journal

House passes bills to clear criminal records – Arizona Capitol Times  Arizona Capitol Times

Expungement event outlines how felons can get a second chance  The Mountaineer

State pressured to wipe away pot arrests | Local News |  The Salem News

In one year, Pa.‘s Clean Slate law has erased 35 million crimes. What’s next?  Morning Call

Florida needs to help kids clear their criminal records  Orlando Sentinel

CA courts failing promise to clear old marijuana convictions  Sacramento Bee

“A Load Off Your Chest”—Criminal Record Expungement During the Pandemic  Filter

Getting a Job with a Criminal Record Post COVID-19  Lexology

Expunging cannabis-related convictions is a step toward racial equity, economic opportunity—and a bureaucratic nightmare  Long Beach Business Journal - Long Beach News

Virginia lawmakers pass bill that would allow people to seal some criminal records  The Virginian-Pilot