Clearing criminal recordsLedger IndependentLast year the General Assembly took an important step toward allowing people who had been convicted of certain low-level felonies to rebuild their lives by clearing their criminal records. But at the same time they threw up a barrier by setting the fee ...

NJTV News
Calls for Expungement Bill to Help Ex-OffendersNJTV NewsThey do the crime and they do the time, but even after paying their debt to society, ex-offenders often find their criminal record still bars them from the most crucial lifeline back into society: they can't get a job. Gary Meyer of Millville admits he ...and more »

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
SB 76 would give second chance to some criminal offendersThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)S.B. 76 will be reported to the floor with reference to Judiciary. S.B. 76 would expunge the criminal records of nonviolent offenders based on the severity of the crimes committed and offers a one-time record expunge after a trial period. The bill was ...

Former Stroudsburg coach held on $1 million bail - News ...Pocono RecordA former Stroudsburg youth league wrestling coach was placed Wednesday in Monroe County Correctional Facility, in lieu of $1 million bail, on charges of ...and more »

Virginia Governor Pardons 'Norfolk Four' Sailors in 1997 Rape-MurderU.S. News & World ReportVirginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday pardoned the four, clearing them of high profile rape and murder convictions base on false confessions and high-pressure police questioning in the 1997 rape and killing of 18-year-old Michelle Moore-Bosko, ...and more »

Times of India
Jaipur's oldest police station has crime records from late 1920s ...Times of IndiaJAIPUR: Think of a police station and what springs to mind are gloomy images of hardened cops and dreadful criminals. But the oldest police station of the city ...and more »

Fayetteville Observer
Offenders may qualify to have criminal records clearedFayetteville ObserverJudicial officials have teamed up with Project Fresh Start, a nonprofit headed by Cumberland County Commissioner Charles Evans, to provide free legal assistance to those wanting to wipe out criminal and court records. "This started after realizing how ...and more »

Philly.com
A day to expunge criminal records is hugely popular in PhillyPhilly.comMeghan Claiborne and John Coyle never imagined that the little volunteer project they decided to shepherd on behalf of the Young Lawyers Division of the ...and more »

WDRB
IS claims UK attack; police say man wasn't on terror radar - WDRB 41 Louisville NewsWDRBSenior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it.More >>. Senior U.S. officials say .... LONDON (AP) - Authorities on Thursday identified a ...and more »

Lasentinel
Crossroads UMC Hosts Expungement ClinicLasentinelCrossroads United Methodist Church led the way for a community collaboration and partnership that helped nealy100 people start clearing up their criminal records. The Compton Church hosted the Fresh Start Expungement Clinic on Feb. 25, its second in ...

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