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

Narrowed ‘clean slate’ bill wins final passage  The CT Mirror

Lawmakers consider measure to expunge criminal records  North Country Public Radio

Quenton King: Expungement would help WV job market  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Alabama Redeemer Act holds promise for some convicted of crimes, pitfalls in some cases  WKRG News 5

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

Statement of U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia before the D.C. Council regarding Record Sealing  Department of Justice

More Kids In Juvenile Courts Are There For Violent Crimes. Anger Management Classes Can Help Low-Level Offenders, But Others Need More Intervention  Colorado Public Radio

How to get your criminal record expunged under Michigan’s new ‘Clean Slate’ laws  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

LI Republicans speak out against new criminal justice and parole reforms | RiverheadLOCAL  RiverheadLOCAL

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

Bill would erase some lingering criminal records  WXXI News

Domestic violence and ‘clean slate’ bills pass Senate  The CT Mirror

Long deadlocked, Virginia lawmakers reach compromise to seal past criminal convictions  Virginia Mercury

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Seal Some Criminal Records  NBC4 Washington

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

Criminal justice reform in the 2021 legislative session: Here are the bills that passed and those that didn...  The CT Mirror

Objections in House will force revisions to ‘clean slate’ bill  The CT Mirror

Gov. Abbott vetoed 20 Texas bills. Here are some of them and his reasons.  Austin American-Statesman

What Oklahoma Lawmakers Did and Didn't Do on Criminal Justice This Session  Oklahoma Watch

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

State Senate considers sealing criminal records for released prisoners  North Country Public Radio

‘Violent and relentless’ Baltimore gang charged with dozens of shootings, including 18 murders and 28 attempted murders  Baltimore Sun

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

At least 6 killings linked to sweeping Wilmington-area gang indictment that left 14 charged  The News Journal

Prosecutors fear law's unintended consequences for AL domestic violence victims  NBC 15 WPMI

Lawmakers trying to reach compromise on criminal record expungement  Richmond.com

Virginians could have some criminal records expunged under pending legislation  Richmond.com

6-14-21 MINUTES | Legal Notices | tulsaworld.com  Tulsa World

Bill In New York Legislature Would Erase Some Lingering Criminal Records  WSKG.org

New York Proposes "Clean Slate" Bill for Criminal Records  ESR NEWS

Colorado lawmakers debate bill to make it easier for people to seal their criminal records  The Denver Channel

Vt. bill expanding expungements for old crimes moves forward  WCAX

Conn. Lawmakers Will Consider 'Clean Slate' Bill To Expunge Some Criminal Records  Connecticut Public Radio

News Oakland County launches expungement program  WXYZ

Louisiana Legislative Session 2021: Winners and Losers  Louisiana Illuminator

Michigan moves to allow first-time drunk drivers to expunge conviction  Bridge Michigan

New Michigan expungement laws make it easier to clear criminal record  WSYM-TV

GOP eyes stricter requirements for parole release | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

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

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

LegalWorks looks to change lives by sealing criminal records  Crain's Cleveland Business

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

New Arizona Law Eases Restrictions for Obtaining Occupational Licenses for Those With Criminal Histories  JD Supra

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

State lawmakers consider Clean Slate that would expunge criminal records  The Daily News Online

A criminal record can be a lifelong sentence. Lawmakers want to provide a clean slate.  Roanoke Times

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

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

Clinic helps survivors of domestic violence navigate expungement process in Indiana  ND Newswire

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

Criminal records expungement expansion in Georgia takes effect Jan. 1  The Center Square

DUI convictions stay on your record for life in Illinois; lawmaker pushes for record sealing on certain conditions  WQAD.com

Fundraisers for Criminal Justice Reform Forge Ahead After An Unprecedented 2020 — Inside Philanthropy  Inside Philanthropy

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

Free expungement clinic hopes to give some Arizonans a second chance  AZFamily

Attorney, nonprofits to help Macomb County residents expunge criminal convictions  The Macomb Daily

Clean Slate Program may help thousands in Northeast Michigan expunge criminal records – WBKB 11  WBKB-TV

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

Lawmakers Debate Automatic Erasure of Low-Level Convictions | CTNewsJunkie  CT News Junkie

Looney, Ritter Back 'Clean Slate' Bill | CTNewsJunkie - CT News  CT News Junkie

Pa. residents with court debt could have their records automatically sealed under new bill  WHYY

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

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

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

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

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

Over 1,400 seek fresh start through Minnesota expungement program  INFORUM

Lawmaker With Troubled Past Charged With Domestic Violence | Delaware News | US News  U.S. News & World Report

Matt Bevin pardoned them. Should they be able to make their convictions disappear?  Courier Journal

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

EDITORIAL: Public has a right to see criminal records  Fredericksburg.com

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

Rep. Nick Milroy column: Wisconsin needs expungement reform  Superior Telegram

Automatic expungement plan would offer a 'Clean Slate' with bipartisan support  Lansing State Journal

In Brooklyn Political Launching Pad, Another Highly Competitive Council Race  Gotham Gazette

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: House Bill 21-1214: Should it be easier to seal criminal records?  Colorado Springs Gazette

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

In law enforcement, person's past can sink chances for job  Arkansas Online

Peever Man Charged with Interstate Domestic Violence, Kidnapping, and Possession of Firearm by Prohibited Person  Department of Justice

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

Senator Biaggi and the Senate Majority Pass Legislation to Combat Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking  The New York State Senate

'It's the right thing to do,' Countless North Carolinians eligible for expungements under new law  WBTV

NYers Convicted Of Crimes And Served Their Time Say Their Records Still Haunt Them  WAER

Eastern District Of Oklahoma Federal Grand Jury Hands Down Record Number Of Indictments  Department of Justice

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

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

Del. pastor who delivered Biden’s inaugural prayer supports ‘clean slates’ for formerly incarcerated  WHYY

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

New York Lawmakers Hear Testimony On 'Clean Slate' Legislation  WSKG.org

Riverview man who allegedly held knife to girlfriend’s throat charged with domestic violence  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Automatic Erasure, Juvenile Parole Bills Advance | CTNewsJunkie  CT News Junkie

New legislation aimed to help nonviolent offenders  WLOX

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

Napa County's first electronic Expungement Clinic opening  Napa Valley Register

Senate Passes Legislation to Combat Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking  The New York State Senate

Bill introduced to automatically expunge certain nonviolent offenses in Colorado  KRDO

Some waiting in NY prisons for marijuana convictions to be expunged  Olean Times Herald

5 Discussions That Shaped the Justice Reform Movement in 2020  Center For American Progress

Criminal justice reform: What is it and why is it important?  freshwatercleveland