Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan  Detroit Free PressWhitmer signs Clean Slate Michigan, allowing automatic felony expungement  Bridge MichiganWhitmer signs bills making it easier for some people to get records expunged  Crain's Detroit BusinessMichigan Gov. Whitmer signs bill expunging certain marijuana convictions  TheGrioWhitmer kidnap plot suspects face steep fight for bond  The Detroit NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

Americans with criminal records will be left out of the recovery if we don't fix these policies  CNN

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

Ex-Judge's Arrest Record Expunged | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

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

Service organizations look to spread awareness of new expungement laws  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

EBR student's record cleared after facing criminal charges for BB gun in bedroom  WDSU New Orleans

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

If Arizona Legalizes Weed, Top Prosecutors Would Be Key To Clearing Past Convictions  The Appeal

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Pennsylvania for Eliminating Fines and Fees as a Barrier to Clean Slate  Center For American Progress

Michigan: Gov. Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law  Norml

Michigan Governor Signs Marijuana Expungements Bill As Part Of Criminal Justice Package  Marijuana Moment

Marijuana Expungements Hinge On Result Of Arizona Prosecutor Race  Marijuana Moment

New legislation sets aside misdemeanor marijuana convictions  The Pioneer

Advancing Clean Slate: The Need for Automatic Record Clearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Center For American Progress

'Make It Right' Houston virtual program: 2nd chance opportunities for people with old warrants or tickets  KTRK-TV

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

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

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

Supreme Court rules on requirements for clearing a criminal record  Radio Iowa

New law clarifies wait time to expunge criminal records  Evening News and Tribune

Online event will help people clear criminal records  AdVantageNEWS.com

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

HPD Crime-Solving Record Is The Worst It's Been In At Least 40 Years  Honolulu Civil Beat

LA City Council Shares Concerns of Funding County's Homeless Programs  MyNewsLA.com

Mitigating the Impacts of a Criminal Record on Young Adults in the US  Center For American Progress

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

Senate votes in favour of coronavirus law, clearing way for face masks  DutchNews.nl

Michigan Senate approves criminal record expungement bills  WILX

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

Washington Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Automatically Cleared Criminal Records  The Appeal

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

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

'Baffled' and 'scared,' U.S. felons face hurdles after regaining right to vote  Midwest Communication

No criminal charges for student with BB gun seen during Zoom class  KSDK.com

A Record Means Discrimination—But National Expungement Week Is Here  Filter

How one application can wipe your criminal record clean  WOAI

Winfield to swap out Lamont’s Clean Slate bill with a broader measure  The CT Mirror

Clean Slate: New law makes clearing your record, getting back to work easier  FOX13 Memphis

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

'Baffled' and 'Scared,' U.S. Felons Face Hurdles After Regaining Right to Vote  U.S. News & World Report

Commentary: Protesters shouldn't be saddled with criminal records  The Spokesman-Review

In NJ, certain cannabis convictions can now be cleared from criminal records  NJBIZ

Tech Teams Up With California To Fast-Track Dismissal Of 85,000 Pot Convictions  NPR

Expungement Clinic In Homewood Saturday To Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

COMMENTARY: Giving offenders a second chance should be a bipartisan issue  Fredericksburg.com

Maryland: Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Advance Automatic Expungement Measure  NORML Blog

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

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

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

Peacing Together: The benefits of clearing your record and how to do it  13WMAZ.com

He’s waited 14 months for a clean slate, but coronavirus making expungement backlog worse  NJ.com

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

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

Op-Ed: It’s time for the next step in Clean Slate reform  The Center Square

State momentum in criminal record sealing fuels federal clean slate bill | TheHill  The Hill

Change in state law causes increase in the clearing of criminal records in Hamilton County  WLWT Cincinnati

California Bill Would Wipe Low-Level Criminal Records for 2 Million  KTLA

Second Chance Act: Gov. Cooper signs bill into law that would allow people to clear non-violent crimes from record  WTVD-TV

Fairness is an issue in clearing low-level marijuana convictions  ABA Journal

Free Virtual Expungement Clinic | Springfield, PA Patch  Patch.com

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

Court: Wisconsin must expunge arrest records from database if people aren’t charged  Chicago Tribune

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

Travis County to host 'expunction expo' in February  KVUE.com

For many, even 'automatic' clearing of marijuana records could be complicated  Crain's Chicago Business

A 'Record' 152 Laws Reducing Reentry Barriers Passed in 2019  Crime Report

Lamont to introduce Clean Slate legislation in next session  The CT Mirror

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  Press-Enterprise

Gov. Whitmer Signs Expungement Expansion Legislation | Michigan News  U.S. News & World Report

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

Why states are rushing to seal tens of millions of old criminal records  The Economist

Clean slate: Expungements a complex, confusing second chance  Traverse City Record Eagle

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

Kentucky Legislature Moves To Expunge Records Of People Never Convicted  WKU Public Radio

Colorado Attorney General Talks Marijuana Crime Expungement, Social Equity | Westword  Westword

Five Things You Didn't Know About Clearing Your Record  The Marshall Project

Why other states should follow the lead on New Jersey clean slate law | TheHill  The Hill

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Using Innovation to Address Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.com

Chris Tapp sues Idaho Falls and former IFPD officers for wrongful conviction  East Idaho News

Pop-Up Clinics Are Helping Free People From Their Old Weed Criminal Records  VICE

Law You Can Use: Understanding how criminal records are sealed  The Highland County Press

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

Post Office scandal: Postmasters celebrate huge victory against convictions  BBC News

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

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita Eagle

Free expungement clinic offers opportunity to clean up court records  Citizen Times

Some with Criminal Records Get a Possible Second Chance - 9 & 10 News  9&10 News

A criminal record should not be a lifetime sentence; that’s why we need the clean slate law  Hartford Courant

New Court Ruling Could Make Expungement Unaffordable For Some Kentuckians  Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

Clearing 235,000 marijuana records would not be automatic under new bill  Detroit Free Press

DuPage Bar Association to host expungement clinic  Chicago Tribune

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

4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record; Savannah attorneys want to help  WSAV-TV

Want to Clear Your Record? It'll Cost You $450  The Marshall Project

Progressive prosecutor or politician? Alameda County D.A. draws praise, scrutiny after 2 police shooting decisions  San Francisco Chronicle