More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

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

Center for Arkansas Legal Services offers to seal criminal records for free  Times Record

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

States Push for 'Clean Slate' Laws to Boost Hiring  Bloomberg

How Clean are 'Clean Slates'?  Court News Ohio

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

Utah ‘clean slate’ law: Does it clear your criminal record?  Deseret News

Long-ago assault haunts OCC graduation speaker, now city educator. Should NY seal records of old crimes?

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

NY Bill to Automatically Remove Criminal Records Gains Support  Crime Report

California Legislation Would Limit Access to Criminal Records  ESR NEWS

Bill To Seal Felony Convictions Of Ex-Felons Passes Senate  California Globe

New York lawmakers say criminal justice reform work is not done  Spectrum News

Buffalo activists call on NYS to pass the ‘Clean Slate’ bill, erasing and sealing old conviction records - News 4

NY Cannabis Law Is National Blueprint For Pot Expungement  Law360

DA Flynn rallies against Elder Parole & Clean Slate, cites Bike Path Rapist  WBFO

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Passage of Connecticut's Clean Slate Legislation, Urges Gov. Lamont To Sign It Into Law  Center For American Progress

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

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

JPMorgan Chase backs bill to expunge criminal records  Spectrum News

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

New Colorado Laws Aim to Protect Consumer Privacy  Pagosa Daily Post

Editorial: Sealing arrest records  Boulder Daily Camera

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

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

Columbus gets $500,000 to help residents seal criminal records  The Columbus Dispatch

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

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

N.Y. lawmakers propose 'clean slate' measure to clear convictions  New York Daily News

RI Public Defender to present workshop on criminal record expungement  The Providence Journal

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Seal Some Criminal Records  NBC4 Washington

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

Colorado third in the nation to pass sweeping data privacy legislation  Colorado Newsline

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

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

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

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

State lawmakers consider Clean Slate Act that would expunge criminal records  NNY360

Tarrant County offering virtual clinic to clean criminal records  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

State lawmakers consider Clean Slate that would expunge criminal records  The Livingston County News

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

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

New York Lawmakers Again Pass on Cuomo’s MTA Leadership Plan  The Wall Street Journal

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

State Bill Would Automatically Expunge Criminal Records (free article)  The Chief-Leader

Lawmakers trying to reach compromise on criminal record expungement

Lawmakers Want to Expunge Some Criminal Records to Boost Job Prospects  Spectrum News

Virginia lawmakers pass bill that would allow people to seal some criminal records  The Virginian-Pilot

Nessel, 21 other AGs calling on Congress to fund sealing and expungement of criminal records  WILX-TV

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

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

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

Growing for Good with Green Thumb  Chicago Reader

Expungement clinic will help Iowans clear records of old criminal cases  Des Moines Register

California lawmakers eye aiding those with criminal records  FOX40

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

Free expungement of criminal records workshop  The Miami Times

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records  StateScoop

Judge files order keeping arrest affidavit for Barry Morphew sealed

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

Coloradans Convicted Of Multiple Felonies Could Seal Their Records Under Bill At State Capitol  CBS Denver

Press Release: AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 22 AGs Calling On Congress To Fund Modernization of State Systems for Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records  The DC Line

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

Coloradans convicted of marijuana possession could easily get their record sealed under new bill  The Colorado Sun

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

Virginia's Sealed and Expunged Records Legislation Doesn't Mean Anything For Your Security Clearance - ClearanceJobs  ClearanceJobs

Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill – and the right thing to do  Vermont Biz

NY Bill Would Erase Some Lingering Criminal Records  WAMC

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

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

Opinion: Ease expungement of past crimes and help people gain second chances  OregonLive

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

Bill In New York Legislature Would Erase Some Lingering Criminal Records

DC Attorney General To Seal Some Arrest Records From 2020 Protests  DCist

Clean Slate Seeks to Empower Communities by Expunging Records: "Not Just to Survive But To Live"  Ms. Magazine

Proposed Bill Aims To Purge 2.3 Million New Yorkers' Criminal Records  Gothamist

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

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

Virginians could have some criminal records expunged under pending legislation

TJ Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill — and the right thing to do

Ohio State and community partners developing project to seal criminal records  The Ohio State University News

Attorney general expands program to help Minnesotans seal their criminal records  Bring Me The News

The problem with 'Clean Slate' policies: Could broader sealing of criminal records hurt more people than it helps?  Niskanen Center

Criminal records expungement expansion in Georgia takes effect Jan. 1  Moultrie Observer

SJ County loses $220 million because of old criminal records, legislation proposes relief  Stockton Record

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

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

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

July Is The New January: A Post-Pandemic Look At Emerging Labor And Employment Law Trends - Employment and HR - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

EDITORIAL: 'Second chance' arrest and conviction bill warrants a second look  Sentinel Colorado

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

Lawmakers, advocates push for ‘clean slate’ bill to expunge some convictions  NEWS10 ABC

Marty Walsh launches pilot program to help residents seal, expunge criminal records

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

OUR VIEW: AB 268 Steps Down Slippery Slope Of Public Records  Long Beach Press Telegram

NY lawmakers pass parole reform but Clean Slate Act falls short  The Journal News

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

Rosenblum: Virginia needs a stronger expungement bill  Roanoke Times

Advocates, state judicial leaders seek to streamline expungement process  WECT