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The Standard
Court told to expunge documents in Governor Ongwae's petitionThe StandardA lawyer has asked the High Court to expunge documents presented by a petitioner challenging the election of Governor James Ongwae that bear different names. Okong'o Omogeni, who is representing Mr Ongwae in a petition filed by Jubilee Party Chief ...

Mass. Legislature Poised To Allow Expungement Of Some Juvenile Criminal RecordsWBURWhen juveniles are convicted of crimes in the state of Massachusetts, their criminal records may haunt them long past their punishments, with the potential to hurt job, housing and education prospects. A provision in a proposed criminal justice reform ...

The Cannabist
Massachusetts proposes option to expunge marijuana possession recordsThe CannabistThe House bill would, for the first time ever, allow people to petition the courts to expunge from their criminal records certain crimes committed before age 21. A person of any age could seek to expunge crimes that no longer are illegal in ...House criminal justice bill would allow expungement of marijuana convictionsMassLive.comall 112 news articles »

Beaumont Enterprise
Court denies ex-Beaumont cop's petition to expunge recordBeaumont EnterpriseA former Beaumont police officer's appeal to expunge his record after relinquishing his peace officer license has been found to be without merit. The Ninth Court of Appeals found Thursday that expunging Todd Burke's record would have "resulted in the ...and more »

Appeals court: Ex-Beaumont police officer's request to expunge records is without meritKFDM-TV NewsBEAUMONT — A former Beaumont police officer who relinquished his license in exchange for dismissing a criminal charge has been trying for more than two years to get the case records expunged. The Ninth Court of Appeals on Thursday decided David ...

COA affirms denial of felony expungementIndiana LawyerA DeKalb County man must retain a felony conviction on his criminal record after the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the trial court's decision not to grant his petition to expunge that conviction. In W.R. v. State of Indiana, 17A03-1703 ...and more »

Lawmakers agree to expungement of juvenile recordsGloucester Daily TimesPeople who want to expunge criminal records can petition the parole board and governor to pardon them, but executive clemency is seldom granted. Gov. Charlie Baker, who took office in 2015, has yet to recommend any pardons or commutations to the ...and more »

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Christie vows to help convicted drug offenders before leaving officeNew Jersey 101.5 FM RadioChris Christie says he expects to sign into law a package of bills that would provide more opportunities for low-level drug offenders and other former criminals to expunge their records. The three bills, which Christie negotiated this year with state ...

In These States, Past Marijuana Crimes Can Go Away | HuffPostHuffPostSome states have made it possible for people to hide past convictions for possession, cultivation and manufacture of marijuana. By Sophie Quinto...and more »

Napoleon Northwest Signal
Former commissioner's motion to expunge record deniedNapoleon Northwest SignalAn attempt by a former Henry County commissioner to expunge a felony conviction for having an unlawful interest in a public contract from his record was denied Wednesday in Henry County Common Pleas Court. Richard Myers, who served as a county ...

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