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Toledo Blade
Bill would expunge criminal records of human-trafficking victimsToledo BladeCOLUMBUS — Human-trafficking victims forced to prostitute themselves, steal, or commit other crimes for the profit of their pimps could seek to have their crimes expunged from the justice system under a bill headed to Gov. John Kasich's desk. “All too ...

OregonLive.com
Portland proposes to help renters expunge convictionsOregonLive.comThe Portland Housing Bureau would contract with Metropolitan Public Defender, a local public defense firm, to comb through renters' criminal history for convictions eligible for expungement. The firm would also hold six legal clinics to find during the ...

WREX-TV
Second Chance Summit helps hundreds expunge or seal past criminal recordsWREX-TVHundreds made their way to downtown Rockford to participate in the Second Chance Summit to help clear their past non-violent criminal record. It allows members of the community of a second chance, and many took advantage of that opportunity on ...

CBC.ca
Bill to expunge gay-sex criminal records takes effect in Canada todayCBC.caLegislation that will make it easy to tear up the criminal records of Canadians convicted of homosexual acts is now law. Bill C-66 allows Canadians, or family members of Canadians who have died, to apply to erase past criminal convictions for three ...Bill to expunge criminal records of LGBTQ Canadians convicted of homosexual acts takes effect todayEdmonton Journalall 36 news articles »

Patch.com
Chicago Bar Association Offers Free Expungement SeminarPatch.comCHICAGO, IL -- Chicago-area residents seeking information on how to expunge or seal a criminal record can obtain information and have their questions answered at a free seminar offered by the Chicago Bar Association at the Harold Washington Library.

wbgo.org
NJ Lawmakers Consider Bill To Expunge Marijuana Convictions ...wbgo.orgNew Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would expunge the criminal records for previous low-level marijuana offenses if the state legalizes or.and more »

Greenville News
OPINION: Low-level offenders should have records expungedGreenville NewsFormerly incarcerated job seekers and South Carolina businesses scored a major victory on the final day of the legislative session when the General Assembly approved sweeping legislation that would clean up the records of tens of thousands of low-level ...

L.A. Weekly
LA Supervisors Support Bill to Automatically Expunge Some Cannabis ConvictionsL.A. WeeklyIt's not news that pot legalization in California also means that those who've been found guilty of cannabis felonies and misdemeanors can now reduce or expunge their convictions. Despite this opportunity, however, relatively few people have taken ...

WHYY
Delaware legislature advances marijuana expungement billWHYYThe Delaware Senate unanimously advanced a bipartisan bill that would provide mandatory expungement eligibility to certain people with marijuana charges. Introduced by Senate Minority Whip Greg Lavelle, R-Sharpley, and House Majority Leader Valerie ...

Letter: Time to expunge pot convictionsBennington BannerThe next logical step for a compassionate society is to expunge the records of people caught in this predicament. People with prior marijuana convictions have roadblocks to becoming productive members of society. Access to employment and higher ...

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