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Lawmakers trying to reach compromise on criminal record expungement

States make it easier to clear up criminal records  Axios

Learn about expunging a criminal record in Illinois in free Zoom session  WHBF -

Virginia legislature passes criminal record expungement, more work needed for mandatory minimum compromise  The Center Square

Differing bills on expungement of criminal records making their way through General Assembly  The Daily Progress

Groups, lawmakers push to ease expungement of low-level criminal convictions  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Push to erase more criminal records coincides with calls for more background checks  The Providence Journal

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Seal Some Criminal Records  NBC4 Washington

California lawmakers eye aiding those with criminal records  FOX40

Using Tech, California Counties Have Cleared 140000 Marijuana-Related Convictions  Next City

Advocates, lawmakers push for bill to auto-expunge criminal records  Delaware First Media

Bill would seal, expunge criminal records for some incarcerated New Yorkers  WPIX 11 New York

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

Md. lawmakers want cannabis legalization to include expungement of old charges, but it may be too costly - Baltimore Business Journal  Baltimore Business Journal

Former Virginia inmates call for automatic removal of past convictions as lawmakers debate how far to go  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Almost like starting over  Albuquerque Journal

Rosenblum: Virginia needs a stronger expungement bill | Columnists |  Roanoke Times

Florida Justice Center Offers Free Criminal Record Sealing

Here’s How Long a DUI Can Stay on Your Record in Every State  24/7 Wall St.

We Have Served Our Time, What Other Debt Do We Owe?  Brooklyn Reader

Michigan House renews bipartisan push for first-time drunken driving expungement

How to get your criminal record expunged in New Jersey  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Second Minnesota Adult-Use Marijuana Bill Survives House Committee  JD Supra

Exciting Marijuana Legalization Wins in 2020 and Beyond - NORML  Norml

How to get your criminal record sealed or expunged in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Criminal record expungement: When will Virginia be ready?  Virginia Mercury

A Day at the Rhode Island State House: Weds, March 3, 2021 – Uprise RI  Uprise RI

How to help someone coming out of the criminal justice system  PBS NewsHour

Marty Calderon: Low-level offenders deserve a second chance

Senator Dick Saslaw's Richmond Report  Falls Church News Press

Expungement 'tele-clinic' to be held March 5 | Vermont Wire |  Rutland Herald

Indiana Court Decisions – Feb. 11-24, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Opinion/Dicupe and Brown: Marijuana legalization and the case for worker cooperatives  The Providence Journal

Despite 2018 Law, Fresno Courts Slow to Expunge Marijuana Convictions

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

House, Senate committees advance bills for expungement of criminal records  WWBT NBC12 News

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

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

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records  StateScoop

Cobb DA's office forming "help desk" to assist citizens in expunging criminal records  CBS46 News Atlanta

Bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan pass state Senate

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

Criminal records expungement expansion in Georgia takes effect Jan. 1  Henry Herald

Changes to Expungement of Criminal Records Continues to Challenge; Opines  PR Web

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/5/21  Norml

Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement

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

Op-Ed: Black Lives Matter makes clear need for expungement reform  NJ Spotlight

Many Americans have criminal records, so why does Alabama make it so hard to clear your name?  Montgomery Advertiser

NDICA Awarded a Historic R3 Grant by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to Provide Social Equity Services  PR Web

Why Bail Reform and Record Expungement Can't Be Separated  Crime Report

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

Will new marijuana laws expunge weed-related criminal records?  KSNF/KODE -

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

A Look at Illinois' Marijuana Expungement Efforts - WTTW News  WTTW News

Virginia House, Senate committees advance bills for expungement of criminal records  Inside NoVA

NKY lawmaker files legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults  WKRC TV Cincinnati

Michigan's New Clean-Slate Law Makes State a Leader in Criminal Justice Reform  Next City

Effort to expunge criminal records in Colorado turns in signatures  The Denver Post

Can you erase your criminal record?

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

A call for expungement of youth criminal records  Milford Daily News

Marty Walsh launches pilot program to help residents seal, expunge criminal records

East-metro program that helps low-level offenders seal criminal records goes statewide Press

NC Second Chance Act Expands Expungements  ESR 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

House passes bill automatically sealing many criminal records 8 years after sentence completed  Roanoke Times

Think Twice Before Asking Expunged Marijuana Arrest Records To Be Destroyed | New York Law Journal

Grand Rapids clinic offers help to people looking to expunge criminal records

Expungement Backlog Made Worse by Coronavirus  ESR NEWS

Program allows felons to have record expunged | Local News |  The Herald Bulletin

Criminal record expungement bill clears Georgia House  The Center Square

Detroit expands its expungement program as new law widens eligibility  The Detroit News

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

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

Some Michigan drunken drivers would get records expunged in bipartisan bill  Bridge Michigan

EDITORIAL: Public has a right to see criminal records

Attorney: New Georgia law to benefit those who have made past criminal mistakes  Savannah Morning News

Eligible first-time DUI offenders in Michigan could have convictions expunged under new bipartisan bill  Detroit Metro Times

Record Expungement Is A Necessary Component Of Cannabis Legalization  Forbes

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

Napa County's first electronic Expungement Clinic opening | Local News |  Napa Valley Register

Expungements and Your Clearance - ClearanceJobs  ClearanceJobs

One mistake doesn't have to be forever: Missouri expands list of offenses eligible for expungement - St. Louis Business Journal  St. Louis Business Journal

NM courts surprised by lack of petitions for expungement  KRQE News 13

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

Opinion: Michigan expungement law will give many residents a new future  Eastern Echo

Salt Lake County to hold remote expungement day, an opportunity to clear your criminal record  ABC 4

First-time drunk driving convictions could be expunged in Michigan under Senate-passed bill

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

Cooper signs North Carolina criminal records expungement law  The Center Square

New law to help remove some criminal records in Ga.  WTOC

Marijuana legalization in MT gives hope to some people with a criminal record  KBZK Bozeman News

Pot For Profit: Legalizing Marijuana in Virginia WVEC

Watch: ‘The Path Forward -Fearless Conversations About Record Expungement'  NBC Chicago

California passes law to help expunge records of inmate firefighters  Cronkite News

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

Online event will help people clear criminal records

Minnesota must reform its criminal expungement system  MinnPost