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NJ Eases Rules On Clearing Criminal Records On Minor OffensesCBS Philly(CBS) — New Jersey is giving those who have had minor run-ins with the law an early Christmas present….an easier path to clearing their criminal records. Governor Chris Christie signed a series of bills this past week that changes the system under ...

Criminal Record Expungement Event Scheduled For Jan 27Patch.comATLANTA, GA — Fulton County Solicitor General Keith E. Gammage and a consortium of Georgia Labor Unions, along with community partners, will offer criminal record expungements of a person's arrest history at the Labor & Government Restorative Justice ...

Civilized
California Politician Wants to Make It Much Easier to Clear Marijuana Convictions from Criminal RecordsCivilizedOne of the most interesting aspects of California's new recreational marijuana law was a provision that would allow people with marijuana convictions to get their criminal records cleared. However, some say the process to do so is complicated, long and ...New California Bill Would Erase Prior Cannabis Convictions AutomaticallyMERRY JANEall 113 news articles »

MDJOnline.com
Fulton County arrestees to get second chanceMDJOnline.comBarriers to employment, housing and education are set to fall for residents who have been arrested in Fulton County for misdemeanors, but not convicted. Arrests, charges and “minor blemishes” from a citizen's criminal record can be cleared through a ...

Kokomo Tribune
Clearing up the confusion: Rep. Friend, other legislators, file bills on how to handle CBD oilKokomo TribuneNow, Friend is among a group of legislators who have filed bills this year to clear up the confusion about CBD oil and expand its use to more people. At least 10 bills have been filed that deal directly with cannabinoid oil or industrial hemp, which is ...and more »

New York Times
For One Baltimore School, 7 Killings in Just 15 MonthsNew York TimesCity Hall has ordered every agency to undertake initiatives to reduce crime, like installing street lighting and clearing vacant lots. The mayor requires department heads to attend daily meetings where they discuss not only the previous day's murders ...

Crime Report
Raise the Age, But By How Much?Crime ReportOn the benefit side, clearing criminal records can lead to a boost in expected earnings, by around $6,000 a year. This is because 17-year-olds who are transferred to the juvenile justice system do not have a permanent criminal record impeding their ...

Katherine Kealoha Cleared of Ethics Claims Despite ChargesU.S. News & World ReportHONOLULU (AP) — The attorney for the man who filed an ethics complaint against embattled lawyer and Honolulu Deputy Prosecutor Katherine Kealoha has called for the removal of the leader of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel because he cleared Kealoha ...and more »

Ex-Seahawk targeted in failed fraud prosecution: 'Bob Ferguson picked me for publicity'seattlepi.comIf he pays it off completely he will be allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas to nine of the 10 counts against him, largely clearing his criminal record. Prosecutors would then ask only that he be sentenced to community service rather, than the five ...

Despite federal charges, body clears former police chief's attor ...Hawaii News NowA prominent attorney is calling for the removal of the head of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.and more »

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