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Christie announces deal on expunging criminal records, toughening 'ban the box'NJ.comChris Christie on Tuesday announced a bipartisan deal on legislation that would make it easier for criminal records to be expunged. The governor unveiled a trio of bills that prohibit employers from discriminating against people with expunged criminal ...and more »

Program gives felons fresh start in workforceAmerican PressThe Fresh Start Initiative helps individuals with nonviolent criminal histories get a chance for a better life through the expungement of their records at a reduced cost. “The purpose of this is to help those individuals who now need to and want to get ...

The Providence Journal
Political Scene: Some legislators could use the expungement bill themselvesThe Providence JournalThe expungement of criminal records rings personal chords for some Rhode Island lawmakers, past and present. The list includes Deputy Speaker Charlene Lima, the lead sponsor of the House-passed bill to allow judges to wipe clean the records of people ...

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Expungement Bill Gives Young Offenders More Opportunity for Second ChancesWisBarStat. section 973.015(1m) allows judges to order criminal record expungement for those who commit minor crimes while under the age of 25. “When a circuit court judge orders a case expunged, the public is no longer able to access the case through a ...

Supreme Court will not expunge Delavan man's convictionGazettextraMADISON -- The state Supreme Court on Thursday agreed with a Walworth County Court decision to deny a Delavan man expungement of a criminal conviction. Lazaro Ozuna, then 17, was charged with criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct in ...

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Dave Peralta, former St. Bernard president, gets clear path to ...NOLA.comFile -A St. Bernard Parish district court judge approved a motion Wednesday (June 14) to dismiss a conviction for two felonies and a misdemeanor stalking ...and more »

New Jersey Governor Announces Bipartisan Agreement on Three New Expungement Reform BillsESR NEWSNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced a bipartisan agreement on three new expungement reform bills that will prohibit employment discrimination based upon expunged criminal records, increase the number of convictions that can be expunged ...

Calcasieu program helps nonviolent offenders expunge recordsKPLC-TVA Calcasieu Parish initiative is aiming to give nonviolent offenders a second chance by expunging convictions and arrests made within the parish at a low cost. It's called the "Fresh Start Initiative" and it's a collaborative effort between the DA's ...

Legal Examiner
Expungement under Minnesota and North Dakota LawLegal ExaminerIn 2015, new expungement laws came into effect under Minnesota law. Under Minn. Stat § 609A.03, an individual with a criminal record can see expungement if he or she petitions the court. The court may expunge misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors ...

eNews Park Forest
Preckwinkle Praises Legislative Approval of Juvenile Expungement ReformeNews Park Forestjuvenile expungement reform, fresh start Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle praised passage in the Illinois legislature of juvenile expungement reform. Saying, “It is time Illinois recognizes that the arrest records of ...

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