Sealing the Past: Criminal Record Reform Could Help Coloradans Outlive Their Mistakes  Westword

From prison to chaplain: Ga. law helped free me from past. More ex-offenders deserve same.  USA TODAY

Whitmer signs remaining bills allowing expungement for most first-time drunken driving offenses

Their Juvenile Records Were Sealed. Decades Later, They've Reappeared.  The Appeal

Automatic Clearing of Records  National Conference of State Legislatures

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

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

Juvenile Justice 2020 Year-End Report  National Conference of State Legislatures

Sealing of Juvenile Records FAQs | Probation  San Mateo County

Appeals court rejects the state’s effort to seal records and require secret trials for teens accused of murder, other serious crimes  Hartford Courant

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

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

A wave of new criminal justice laws were enacted in Colorado. Here are the big takeaways.  Colorado Newsline

Contra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee  ColorLines magazine

For the record | Records |  WV News

Delaware made it too hard to expunge juvenile records. We're fixing that.  The News Journal

Juvenile Records Often Have Lifelong Consequences: Experts Say  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

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

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

ISU Expungement Clinic Helps People With Criminal Records Get A Fresh Start  WGLT

Juvenile Records Laws Must Be Reformed to Prevent Ongoing Racism  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Lawmakers and advocates seek to keep youth offenders from adult criminal system through juvenile justice reforms  The Nevada Independent

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

Few benefit from state's new expungement law | Local News |  The Salem News

Expungement Crisis: The Long Wait to Restore 'Ruined Lives'  Crime Report

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

Opinion: Arrest records shouldn’t haunt Coloradans who are looking for a second chance  The Denver Post

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI | Regional News |  The Daily News of Newburyport

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

Senator Ossoff supports Criminal Justice Reform bill that expunges records for nonviolent federal juvenile offenses  The Atlanta Voice

NY could automatically seal criminal records, reform parole  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Whitmer to sign bills clearing path for expungement of first time drunken driving offenses

Second chances: Flint expungement fair draws hundreds as Clean Slate Initiative takes effect  ABC 12 News

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

Whitmer pocket vetoes first-time DUI expungement bill with little explanation

See all new 666 new laws in effect in Texas  550 KTSA

Kids who commit crimes in Maine still pay long after they turn 18  Bangor Daily News

State Policymakers Are Working to Change How Courts Handle Eviction Cases  The Pew Charitable Trusts

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

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement | Dorchester Reporter  Dorchester Reporter

Clerk of courts provides some — not all — records about sealing of 2 York homicide cases  York Daily Record

What's contained in the 2 York homicide cases that were sealed? We now have the records.  York Daily Record

Plan to allow expungement of first-time drunken driving convictions advances in Michigan legislature

Why are records in 2 York homicide cases sealed? Clerk of courts won't release judge orders  York Daily Record/Sunday News

Crime Records | Department of Public Safety  the Texas Department of Public Safety

It Just Became Easier to Clean A Criminal Record in the Garden State  NJ Spotlight

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

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

Kids Sent to Adult Court Despite New York's Raise-the-Age Law  Crime Report

Second Chances: Why Massachusetts Needs to Clear Kids' Records  Boston magazine's Boston Daily

UH Law Center Combines Forces with Center for Urban Transformation to Expand Pro Bono Juvenile Justice  PRNewswire

COVID-19 made getting away from marijuana criminal record more difficult  BU News Service

Michigan House approves court-recommended changes to Sex Offender Registration Act

Senate criminal reform bill addresses juvenile justice, changing age of adulthood  Worcester Telegram

New Report: States Must Do More to Protect Juvenile Records  Colorlines

Mike Weissman & Jennifer Bacon: Arrest records shouldn’t haunt Coloradans who are looking for a second chance  Greeley Tribune

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

Court Seals Name of Party, Orders Public Access Advocacy Group Not to Mention the Name  Reason

State law that keeps juvenile records private also shields police from scrutiny, advocates say  Chicago Tribune

Forging a clean slate: Lawmakers reach compromise to bill to seal criminal records  The Daily News Online

Michigan House approves drunken driving expungement for first-time offenders

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

NC court records should be public, but some are being sealed, investigation shows  WLOS

Prosecutor has some records temporarily sealed in case of DeBary teen who killed mother  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State  Hudson Valley 360

Into Mischief Half Sister Suffers Life-Ending Injuries

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky lawmakers look to ease process for erasing criminal records  WDRB

Don't ask college applicants about juvenile records. Teens grow up and need opportunity.  USA TODAY

Bill would seal records of evictions | Politics & Government |  Journal Inquirer

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

Record-sealing clinic slated for July 2 in New Lex  Zanesville Times Recorder

States Are Failing to Protect Juvenile Records, Study Shows  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Florida could erase some marijuana convictions if this bill passes. But there’s a catch.  Tampa Bay Times

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

Colorado governor signs wave of criminal justice bills into law, including ketamine measure spurred by Elijah McClain's death  The Colorado Sun

Michigan Senate approves tightened restrictions in Sex Offender Registration Act

Advancing Gender Equity for Justice-Impacted Women in the Aftermath of COVID-19  Center For American Progress

BRPD wants lawyer held in contempt for sharing footage of officers illegally searching a minor  The Advocate

Cook County State's Attorney resumes clearing cannabis records  Daily Northwestern

Hundreds come to Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office to seal their criminal records  The Florida Times-Union

UH Law Center Celebrates Seven Years of Pre-Law Pipeline Program and Strengthens Diversity, Racial Justice and Human Rights Initiative

Ohio makes big changes on criminal justice changes  Dayton Daily News

In dispute over BRPD bodycam release, attorney facing contempt charge asks judge to intervene  The Advocate

Prosecutor outs effort to seal juvenile murder conviction |  The Daily Herald

Few take advantage of expungement law | Regional News |  The Daily News of Newburyport

Texas Senate committee advances body camera bill after House demanded action  The Texas Tribune

California Legislation to Watch in 2021: Criminal Justice Reform  Knock LA

New York Legislature To Act On Some (But Not All) Criminal Justice Measures

Mobile DA says juvenile records should be public after adult arrest

How A Sealed Arrest Can Get You Arrested In New York  Gothamist

Shuman Juvenile Detention Center to close after state revokes license  TribLIVE

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

'Mobbing' defendant's court file sealed  Albuquerque Journal

Prosecutor outs effort to seal man's juvenile murder conviction  KOMO News

Crime as juvenile can't be ground to deny government job: Supreme Court  Times of India

Pa. report describes 'gross incompetence' at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center  TribLIVE

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime Report

Judge orders new pre-sentencing report in Ielpi case  Brattleboro Reformer

Sunshine Week: Legislation under review on Beacon Hill - News - - Worcester, MA  Worcester Telegram