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

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

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

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

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

Arizona Supreme Court Launches Site To Help People Expunge Marijuana Convictions  Marijuana Moment

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State | hudsonvalley360.com  Hudson Valley 360

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

Sans order, law clerk suit closed to public  The Franklin Sun

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

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

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

Juvenile Justice bill makes deadline  KOLO

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

Michigan bills would seal juvenile records, create automatic expungement  Detroit Free Press

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

Veto Tracker: A List of Bills From the 87th Legislature Gov. Greg Abbott Has Vetoed  The Texan

Dear Littler: What employment issues should we keep in mind when hiring seasonal minor employees?  JD Supra

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

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

Advocates Push For Broader Changes To DC Record-Sealing Laws  DCist

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

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

Opinion | Sealing Juvenile Records  New York Times

State ruling affirms easier sealing of juvenile-court records  The Seattle Times

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

At Colorado’s Capitol, prosecutors no longer rule the roost  The Denver Post

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

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

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI | Local News | salemnews.com  The Salem News

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

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michigan House approves drunken driving expungement for first-time offenders  MLive.com

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

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

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

Record sealing, expungement have the power to reduce crime, benefit Illinois' economy  Illinois Policy

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

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

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

Second Circuit Affirms First Amendment Right Of Access To Juvenile Prosecutions - Criminal Law - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

Analysis: Which lawmakers were least likely to toe the party line?  The Nevada Independent

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

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

Advocates fight to erase shadow of juvenile court records  The Boston Globe

Michigan Senate approves tightened restrictions in Sex Offender Registration Act  MLive.com

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

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

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

Supreme People's Court establishes juvenile court office to ensure protection of minors  Global Times

Ohio makes big leaps forward on criminal justice changes  Dayton Daily News

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

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

Recent Court Decisions of Interest to Local Government Officials  MRSC

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

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

Governor Signs Bill to Help Juvenile Offenders Seal Criminal Records, Get Jobs After Release  Centralia Chronicle

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

Lawsuit Challenges Police Use of Sealed Arrest Records  The New York Times

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

Miami-Dade Program Helps People Expunge or Seal Their Records  WLRN

It's time to unlock higher education for Pennsylvanians with records | Opinion  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Judge seals dismissed strip club felony case against Toledo council candidate  Toledo Blade

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

The state asks a federal appeals court to uphold a new law requiring secret trials for teens charged with the most serious crimes  Hartford Courant

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

Hartford Courant files federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Connecticut Juvenile Transfer Act - The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press  Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Want your criminal record sealed? Free event can determine whether you’re eligible  Wichita Eagle

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

RELATED | Here is why little is known about the Rigby Middle School shooting case  East Idaho News

Mobile DA says juvenile records should be public after adult arrest  al.com

How much jail will my son get for evading and eluding police?  Lawyers.com Blog

Resource Court system response to COVID-19  Mass.gov

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

‘Mobbing’ defendant’s court file sealed  Albuquerque Journal

Can I receive expungement for my indecent exposure conviction?  Lawyers.com Blog

Opinion | Have You Ever Been Arrested? Check Here  New York Times

Sealing Criminal Records for the Possibility of Redemption  Pacific Standard

Sealing or expunging a Massachusetts OUI arrest  Augusta Free Press