New Illinois law allows more residents to seal, expunge records during Second Chance EventRiverBender.comSecond Chance Saturday gives eligible residents the opportunity to expunge or seal criminal records; resolve outstanding traffic warrants, misdemeanor warrants and ordinance violations without concern for arrest; register to vote; and more. On Aug. 24 ...

Tulsa World
Seeking privacy, Betty Shelby seeks to expunge Terence Crutcher ...Tulsa WorldAttorneys representing Shelby filed a petition seeking expungement of the records related to her arrest on a charge of first-degree manslaughter in the fatal ...and more »

MercatorNet (blog)
A modest proposal to expunge a dark pastMercatorNet (blog)Ms Mark-Viverito's bold proposal should be followed up by expunging the name of Columbus throughout the United States. He may be a key figure in world history, but that simply masks his participation in enslavement and genocide. We look forward to the ...

Washington Examiner
Trump's drug czar nominee accused of 'judge-shopping' for cocaine expungementWashington ExaminerA Pennsylvania congressman nominated to be the nation's "drug czar" has a controversial past, including allegedly judge-shopping to expunge a friend's cocaine-dealing charge before going to work for a felon whose business interests he assisted as his ...and more »

The Wire
Supreme Court Petitioners Must Be Made to Expunge Their Bigotry ...The WireSweeping assertions filled with vitriol against the Rohingya have now entered the formal pleadings. The court should not allow unfiltered communal speech.and more »

UT's Expunction Project gives pro bono help for criminal record cleanupMyStatesman.comWayne Johnson, shown with his girlfriend, Arza Demi, and his dog named Baby, an emotional support animal, had criminal records expunged with help from the expungement clinic. The program, through the University of Texas Law School, offers a free clinic ...

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Judicial candidate tries to hide criminal pastSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)This June, Diaz filed a petition to expunge the public records of both cases. She has since twice failed to appear in court on the matter, most recently Thursday afternoon. Among those in court Thursday was Jonathan Pauerstein, representing the Bexar ...

The Daily Pennsylvanian
The two Penn students standing trial for assault will proceed on different legal routesThe Daily PennsylvanianIf they complete their sentence without violations, they may have the opportunity to expunge their record. Defendants do not have to plead guilty to benefit from ARD. The specifics of Loginov's program should be delineated by the presiding judge on Oct. 4.

Center for Research on Globalization
Entire Volume of CIA Files on Lee Harvey Oswald, Set to be Released in October, Has 'Gone Missing'Center for Research on GlobalizationThe group hopes to expunge Oswald's name from the official narrative, clearing not only his, but also his daughter's, to “expunge the stain of their father's name from” theirs. “Oswald was not convictable, much less indictable,” he concluded. The ...

Monroe News Star
Hart pleads no contest to perjury, sentencing in OctoberMonroe News StarA court case with its roots in the prosecution of a Monroe businessman, Dean Hart Jr., is nearing its conclusion in Fourth Judicial District Court. Barbie Hart entered a plea of no contest to one count of perjury Thursday. The plea sees a second count ...

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