KQED
Mobile App Gives Felons a Fresh StartKQEDJunior CastaƱeda is taking advantage of a phone app to help clean up his criminal past. (Junior Castaneda/KQED). Then, in March, CastaƱeda found out about a mobile app called Clear My Record. The platform helps people reduce or dismiss nonviolent ...

Advocate.com
Germany Finally Clears 50000 Men Convicted for Being GayAdvocate.comAlthough Germany has done much to compensate for the crimes against humanity committed under its Nazi regime, it took the nation until this week to move toward clearing the record of 50,000 men convicted of the "crime" of homosexuality after World War ...Germany to quash convictions of 50000 gay men under Nazi-era lawThe Guardianall 22 news articles »

Ex- lover testifies against cop in fingerprints caseThe Swazi ObserverOne of the witnesses who wanted to secure a job within one of the trucking firms in the Lubombo region, yesterday told the court how he, together with his colleagues, were assisted by the third accused person in having their criminal records cleared.

Lawmakers: Talk, Action On Crime Don't MatchMemphis Daily NewsBill Haslam, a victory for criminal justice reform that drew bipartisan support. And both questioned the need to charge any fee for clearing the criminal record of nonviolent offenders who apply for expungement and have had no criminal record for five ...

OregonLive.com
Road flagger dies after being accidentally run over by dump truck ...OregonLive.comThe crash was reported about 4:10 p.m., near Southeast 132nd Avenue and Rose Meadow Drive. The 71-year-old male flagger was helping the driver move the ...and more »

CityLab
How Clearing Criminal Records Puts People to WorkCityLabIf you live in Kentucky and want to work on a farm, run an HVAC company, or interpret for the deaf community, you'd better not have a criminal record. Those professions and more than 100 others have licensing restrictions in the state based on a person ...

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Editorial: Release Carlos Humberto CardonaRochester Democrat and ChronicleWhen he was in his early 30s, working in construction in New York City, he voluntarily spent four months diligently sifting through and clearing out debris at the site of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. Some of ... Cardona no longer has a ...To Stave Off a Deportation, Cuomo Pardons a 9/11 VolunteerNew York TimesGround Zero recovery worker from Queens targeted by immigration authorities for deportationNew York Daily NewsUS: New York Governor Signs Anti-Child Marriage LawHuman Rights WatchThe New York State Senate -Pew Research Center -The Hillall 152 news articles »

FOX 4 News
Dallas County to expunge criminal records of some non-violent ...WFAA.comBrenda Valles is young and made a mistake. She had a car wreck and was charged with driving without a license and deadly conduct, in her case a non-violent ...Dallas County judges to help people expunge criminal records ...FOX 4 NewsNew Dallas County DA Supports Helping People Remove Criminal ...NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worthall 3 news articles »

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 »

The Boston Globe
Should the state expunge past marijuana convictions from people's criminal records?The Boston GlobeWith the passage of Question 4, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, last November, some are advocating for a move to expunge all past marijuana criminal infractions. I strongly believe that automatically expunging all marijuana records is not ...

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