California lawmakers back SB 731, which would largely expunge criminal records for those who complete their sentences  KABC-TV

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

Queens Assemblywoman Sponsors Bill That Would Seal and Expunge Criminal Records  Forest Hills Post

USBP on Track to Arrest a Record Number of Sex Offenders  Customs and Border Protection

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

California lawmakers eye aiding those with criminal records  FOX40

Senate passes bill allowing Utahns to check criminal records of people they want to date  Standard-Examiner

Man with long criminal record gets more prison time

Traffic stop leads to arrest of ‘serious violent felon’  WANE

New Legislation Aims to Seal Old Criminal Records for 8 Million Californians  KQED

Request for proof of criminal background checks shot down by St. Tammany School Board

Suspect in fatal Mason County crash adds to his extensive criminal record

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Seal Some Criminal Records  NBC4 Washington

Legislature: Legislation To Support Reentry Into Employment Passes House  Los Alamos Reporter

Ann Arbor hopes to end housing discrimination against people with criminal records

Committee hears push to seal certain criminal records  Grand Forks Herald

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

Sen. Lundberg says permitless carry bill would help prevent the wrong people from carrying  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

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

15 Best Background Check Services and Sites: Most Popular Free Tools to Search Criminal Records Online - Magnolia Media Network  GlobeNewswire

Broward sheriff says he has no criminal record he can recall  South Florida Sun Sentinel

Police arrest same man in separate weekend killings in Hampton — but no motive determined  Daily Press

Cedar Rapids Felon Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Possessing a Firearm  Department of Justice

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

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

House panel OKs online checks of romantic interests' criminal records before dating  Standard-Examiner

Gillibrand wants strengthened, expanded background checks on gun sales  Olean Times Herald

Lawmakers reach compromise on criminal record expungement | Govt-and-politics |

States make it easier to clear up criminal records  Axios

Lawmakers trying to reach compromise on criminal record expungement

Bruce Springsteen now faces a possible federal criminal record after DWI arrest in NJ  Asbury Park Press

Justices reject immigrant's bid to seek relief from deportation  SCOTUSblog

An extremely messy yard frustrated neighbors for years in Los Angeles, but change may be coming  WIS10

Gorsuch Delivers Blow to Some Longtime Immigrants, Families (2)  Bloomberg Law

DC bill would simplify sealing criminal records after arrests without conviction  WTOP

Should people with criminal convictions be able to work in health care? A bill in Washington’s Legislature would relax state laws  Seattle Times

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

State considers allowing people with criminal convictions to have health care jobs  The Daily World

For 20 million felons, the punishment never stops  The Washington Post

Philadelphia Amends Criminal Record Screening Laws  ESR NEWS

With judges critical of ‘stash house’ tactic in federal cases, the convicted see chance for redemption  Chicago Tribune

Police transparency bills would close dead-suspect loophole, reform death reporting law

No charges coming against Dearborn police officer in deadly shooting of man  Detroit Free Press

Judge clears Montgomery officer of assault conviction for slamming knee into handcuffed suspect  The Washington Post

Trump State Department official charged for attacking police in Capitol riot  WDJT

Trial date reset for Ukrainian national charged with child sex crimes  Vacaville Reporter

Illinois Set To Impose New Restrictions And Requirements On Employers  JD Supra

Florida Justice Center Offers Free Criminal Record Sealing

The Supreme Court – March 4, 2021 | Dorsey & Whitney LLP - JDSupra  JD Supra

NC man with long criminal record charged with threatening to kill President Joe Biden  ABC NEWS 4

More Democrats rally for Newsom + Sealing criminal records + What’s next for Kamlager’s seat  Sacramento Bee

Knife-wielding thief who threatened to kill worker pleads to robbery attempt

Rogers County Mother Charged with Production of Child Pornography  Department of Justice

These Are the States Where a DUI Will Stay on Your Record Forever  24/7 Wall St.

Biden Administration Moves To Speed Up Processing Of Migrants In Family Detention  NPR

Former Richmond investment advisor sentenced in $13 million fraud scheme  The Daily Progress

After Criminal Charge, Firefighter Collects $200K in Salary on Paid Leave and Retires  NBC10 Boston

Homeland Security agent charged with bribery  Los Angeles Times

Route 202 road rage: 'He is allowed to have an assault weapon in Pennsylvania'  My Central Jersey

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

One Graham protest case dismissed, another 2 protesters given no jail time  Greensboro News & Record

No criminal record for Avoca man arrested for not wearing a mask  Northglen News

Arizona House committee advances proposal to seal criminal records with court's OK  The Arizona Republic

Kroger partnership that helps people with criminal records shows sign of success, leaders say  FOX13 Memphis

Judge denies bond for Wood County woman accused of murder  Parkersburg News

Election judge who altered ballots can avoid criminal record if she serves 2 years probation  The Morning Call

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

Online Criminal Records Impose 'Digital Punishment' on Millions of Americans: Study  Crime Report

The Marbut Report: ABA supports law student loan modifications  Jacksonville Daily Record

Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for drug sales in South Glens Falls area  Glens Falls Post-Star

Criminal records a barrier to employment in N.W.T., says MLA

Lakeland 'bans the box' asking about criminal record on city job applications  The Ledger

How to Do a Free Background Check Online  Observer

New bill would make access to criminal records easier in hopes of preventing domestic violence

Give Job Applicants with Criminal Records a Fair Chance  Harvard Business Review

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

New Rule Allows Banks to Hire More People with Criminal Records  SHRM

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

Your rights when you’re applying for an apartment with a criminal record  The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

‘Ban-the-box’ bill would nix criminal record question from Pa. college applications  WHYY

Federal Financial Aid for College Students With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Can you erase your criminal record?

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

Your rights when you’re looking for a job and you have a criminal record  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Texas softens a controversial housing ban for people with criminal records  The Texas Tribune

Texas could limit housing options for homeless people with criminal records  The Texas Tribune

Criminal Record, Sentence Changes Among New North Carolina Laws

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records  StateScoop

Housing Program Compares People with Criminal Records to ‘Two-Legged Predators'  NBC Bay Area

New Guidance Clarifies Protections For California Workers With Criminal Records  Forbes

Criminal record expungement bills become law with Whitmer signature

Man arrested in connection with double shooting has hefty criminal record  FOX 31 Denver

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

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

Bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan pass state Senate

Getting a job with a criminal record  Fast Company

Fired Worker Who Didn't Disclose Dismissed Criminal Conviction Gets Trial  SHRM

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

12+ Best Background Check Sites With Free Trials - Search Criminal Conviction Database  Riverfront Times