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

Bill to give some NC felons second chance at life without a criminal record nears passage  WRAL.com

These Political Candidates Are Embracing Their Criminal Records  The Marshall Project

5 Best Criminal Attorneys in Los Angeles🥇  Kev's Best

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

Criminal Justice Reform in the Commonwealth: 1.6 Million People in Virginia with a Criminal Record Deserve A Fair Chance To Succeed  Blue Virginia

Boston Criminal Defense Attorney, Toland Law, LLC Opens New Office Location on Commercial St, Available Via Phone 24 Hours a Day - Press Release  Digital Journal

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

Update to 'News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates'  Center For American Progress

‘Go look at my Purple Heart!’ Miami man who went on racist tirade posed as Navy SEAL  Miami Herald

Court: Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite domestic violence expungement  St. Cloud Times

Island Police: Crash damages hydrant; no one seriously hurt  Mount Desert Islander

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

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

Get help expunging your criminal record at this Lansing clinic  Lansing State Journal

Police chief describes department's platforms and social programs  Seal Beach News

Thousands of US judges who broke laws or oaths remained on the bench  Reuters

Task Force Doesn't Recommend Legalizing Marijuana To Biden, Despite Support From Panel Members  Marijuana Moment

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

New CA bill could remove nearly 50 years of low-level criminal records  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Michigan eyes reform to costly, confusing system of expunging criminal records  Bridge Michigan

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment  The Colorado Independent

Lawmakers next year to consider closing criminal records for some offenses  Georgia Recorder

Bill Would Retroactively Expunge Eligible Criminal Records Dating Back to 1973 |  witnessla.com

Hamilton County assistant prosecutor once charged with domestic violence wants record sealed  The Cincinnati Enquirer

Madison County Residents With A Criminal Record Have A Chance To Wipe The Slate Clean  St. Louis Public Radio

A criminal justice reform would give thousands a clean slate — if only they would apply  Queens Daily Eagle

Due Process: Sealing criminal records in Nevada (opinion)  ThisisReno

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

Bill would allow more people to get criminal records sealed - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite expungement  KAAL

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

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

Court: Wisconsin must expunge criminal records from database  Journal Times

Criminal Convictions Behind Them, Few Have Had Their Records Sealed  The New York Times

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

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

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past  newportri.com

Roundtable: Alarming Rate Of Law Enforcement Officers With Criminal Records  KPBS

Utah lawmakers pass the 'clean slate' bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement  Salt Lake Tribune

District Attorney Anthony Gulluni holds forum on wiping out criminal records to help people improve their li  MassLive.com

Maine lawmakers discuss bill that could expunge less serious crimes  WGME

The People Who Will Draft the Democratic Platform Have a Conflict of Interest Problem  In These Times

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records  brennancenter.org

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Lawmakers hope to widen list of crimes that can be expunged  vtdigger.org

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Juvy record debate: Betts’ classmate supports law change, local judge opposes it  Dayton Daily News

Sen. Gary Winfield proposes plan to wipe out misdemeanors and some felony convictions  Hartford Courant

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

CA Bill Would Expunge Many Criminal Records  Crime Report

EDITORIAL: Be cautious before sealing more records  The Daily Gazette

R.I. AG’s office holds a record-expungement clinic in Providence. More than 100 people show up.  The Providence Journal

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

Delaware Court Creates Expungement Remedy for Quickly Dismissed Protection-from-Abuse Orders  Reason

Community Legal Aid expands presence in Wayne County  Wooster Daily Record

Bill to expunge records a good start | Editorials | starbeacon.com  The Star Beacon

A second chance in life  Illinois Times

Denver efforts to clear marijuana-related convictions from criminal records starts slowly  The Denver Post

Bill to expand criminal record expungement introduced | Local News  The Star Beacon

Sawant and protesters — briefly — occupy Seattle City Hall as Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone grows — UPDATE  CHS Capitol Hill Seattle News

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  News 5 Cleveland

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Pennsylvania is sealing 30 million criminal records as part of Clean Slate law  CNN

Rauner signs bills to expand criminal record sealing and juvenile record expungement  Illinois Policy

Wisconsin Needs to Expand Expungement of Old Criminal Records  Shepherd Express

Model Law Proposes Automatic Expungement of Non-Conviction Records  Crime Report

County Board to consider resolution on criminal record expungement bill  Journal Times

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

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

STATEMENT: CAP and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Congratulate the Clean Slate Initiative on Hiring Sheena Meade as Its First Managing Director and Announcing New Funders  Center For American Progress

Law making it easier to expunge criminal records in Missouri takes effect Jan. 1  Columbia Daily Tribune

House panel approves bill allowing more criminal records to be expunged in R.I.  The Providence Journal

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime Report

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.com

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

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

Hampden DA’s Office holds expungement, record sealing workshop  WWLP.com

Delawareans weigh in on bill seeking to expand expungements  Delaware First Media

Norfolk County DA supports bill to expunge minor criminal records  Enterprise News

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announces Code for America partnership to expunge marijuana convictions  WLS-TV

A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities  freshwatercleveland

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

Colorado judicial branch posts proposed rule on sealing of court records  The Colorado Independent

Nevada's New Record-Sealing Law: 'One of Broadest' in US  Crime Report

Georgia lawmakers pass bill that gives court the ability to expunge non-violent records  Yahoo News

Feds should follow states' lead on expungement reform | TheHill  The Hill

Organization aims to expunge records of over 100 people in nonviolent marijuana crimes  WBAL TV Baltimore

Lining up for a second chance: Legal clinic provides path to clearing old criminal records  Cincinnati.com

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate  New Mexico Political Report

States Passed Record 94 'Restoration' Laws So Far This Year  Crime Report

Keep all youth criminal records confidential | COMMENTARY  Baltimore Sun

Advocates spread the word about Indiana expungement law  South Bend Tribune

Chester County starts wiping slate clean on arrest records  Daily Local News

Editorial: Don’t add another layer of secrecy to bad expungement law  Albuquerque Journal

New law allows more Md. criminal records to be wiped clean  Herald-Mail Media

Serial domestic abuser gets 41 years for raping, kidnapping, beating Salem woman  Statesman Journal

Judge's Record-Sealing Denial Highlights 'Shortcomings' of Second-Chance Law  Queens Daily Eagle