Expungement debate threatens to hold up marijuana legalization  NJTV NewsAsk most supporters of marijuana legalization and they'll tell you that, yes, it's a new industry that will generate millions of dollars in sales taxes for the state.

Court officials help with expungement process  The-reviewArea residents with a criminal record got some insight into how to make it go away Saturday morning at Alliance Municipal Court. Municipal Court Judge Andrew ...

Expungement event scheduled in White Castle Saturday, Dec. 15  WAFBRAX WorldWide has announced they'll be holding an expungment event in White Castle on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Expungement clinic gives Vermonters a fresh start  WCAXWINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) An expungement clinic in Winooksi is aimed at helping Vermonters put their criminal pasts behind them. State officials say It's the first of ...

Denver Mayor Opens Expungement Options for Over 10,000 Marijuana Convictions  WestwordDenver Mayor Michael Hancock announced a new citywide effort to expunge low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational ...

National, state, local leaders push for more accessibility to expungements  WHAS11.comOne of those things is criminal justice reform, specifically about breaking down the barriers for people who have already served their sentence, yet still find ...

Expungement Debate Threatens to Delay Marijuana Legalization  NJ SpotlightThe bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey does not go far enough for some people, especially in expunging the criminal convictions of small-time ...

Illinois Expungement Bill Receives New Support  GanjapreneurAn Illinois state Senate bill that would expunge low-level cannabis crimes has received new support, according to a WQAD 8 report. Illinois Senate Assistant ...

Expungement fair will offer info, job opportunities for those with criminal records - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville AdvocateYou have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A free expungement fair has been scheduled this week to assist those who want to find out if their criminal ...

High turnout in first of several expungement clinics in Vermont  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22WINOOSKI, Vt. - More than 60 people sought to have their old criminal charges dismissed Friday afternoon in the first of a series of expungement clinics hosted ...

County residents with criminal records look for clean slate at expungement event  The State Journal-RegisterColby Gibson, 36, is open about the mistakes he made early in life, which include guilty pleas to battery and criminal trespass charges.“I'm trying to change my ...

Get rid of your marijuana record in NJ? Expungement moves ahead  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioThose convicted of possession of small amounts of marijuana in the Garden State could soon see their records vanish.

Expungement clinic scheduled at Goodwill Industries | News  Bowling Green Daily NewsTwo expungement fairs last year led to some 20 people getting jobs, according to South Central Workforce Development Board President and CEO Robert ...

Expungement session now set for Dec. 14 | Local News  Elizabethtown News EnterpriseAn information session regarding expungements that was called off by inclement weather earlier this month has been rescheduled for Dec. 14. The free session ...

Bar Buzz: Criminal expungement—the movie  Minnesota LawyerThe Minnesota Judicial Branch has posted a 16-chapter video tutorial on how to file for a criminal record expungement.

Hundreds of charges cleared at Sangamon County expungement seminar  FOX IllinoisSaturday, people traveled up to several hours to see if they were eligible for a *fresh* start by having their record in Sangamon County cleared. "Getting this record ...

AG, Legal Aid and Chittenden state’s attorney host expungement clinic  vtdigger.orgNews Release — Office of Vermont Attorney General December 11, 2018. Contact: Natalie Silver Community Outreach and Policy Coordinator 802 595 8679.

Norfolk DA pushes campaign to help people expunge some mistakes in the past  The Boston GlobeThe chief law enforcement officer in Norfolk County is launching a campaign Thursday to help people rewrite their life stories — by obliterating their criminal past ...

Area roundup: Learn about criminal record expungement at Friday session  Muncie Star PressMUNCIE — Do you have questions about criminal record expungement? Get answers at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Maring-Hunt Library during an information ...

Coupling Expungement With Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey Means the Cannabis Industry Can Do Well by Doing Good - Hit & Run : Reason.com  ReasonJZSA bill legalizing marijuana for recreational use won committee approval by wide margins in both houses of New Jersey's legislature this week. The bill ...

Free record expungement workshop offered at ACTC  Huntington Herald DispatchASHLAND — A free criminal record expungement workshop will be offered on Friday, Nov. 30 at Ashland Community and Technical College's main campus.

NDP MP Murray Rankin is pushing for expungement of weed convicitons  GreencampThe NDP Member of Parliament Murray Rankin is making the government's last effort to pass a bill which would introduce expungement for cannabis ...

Expungement clinic coming to Winooski Friday  Vermont BizVermont Business Magazine Attorney General TJ Donovan and members of the Attorney General's Office will co-host an expungement clinic with Vermont Legal ...

Editorial: Expungement law is legal wisdom  Anniston StarMost of the expungement cases are charges of prescription drug possession or theft or receiving stolen property, and are often a matter of misunderstandings.

National Expungement Week Organizers Demand Nationwide Reform  Weed NewsThe first annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.), seven days of events across the U.S. from October 20-27, 2018, which offered expungement assistance ...

10 people could have records expunged thanks to Gov. Rauner  FOX Illinois10 people will have the opportunity to have their records expunged after they were granted clemency by Gov. Bruce Rauner. This is the 27th set of petitions the ...

Attorney General-Elect Phil Weiser Wants To Expunge Old Pot Convictions Statewide  Colorado Public RadioThe incoming attorney general is working with lawmakers to develop a bill that would vacate some marijuana convictions.

More misdemeanors should be expunged | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorSeveral years ago, Pennsylvania passed a law expanding the allowances on what criminal offenses could be expunged. While this helped some, it still left ...

Think It's Hard to Get Records Expunged? Wait Until the New Rules Kick In! Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and Other FAs Cry Foul  Financial Advisor IQTime is running out for brokers who may want to have their disclosure records expunged under Finra's current rules, which are expected to undergo serious ...

Talking Law: Expunging a Criminal Charge  Maui NowHave an old dismissed or deferred criminal charge haunting your record? David Sereno gives us the steps to get it expunged in this Talking Law video.

Finra Arbitrators Let Thousands of Brokers Purge Infraction Records  The Wall Street JournalComplaints against stockbrokers are recorded for the public to see on a website maintained by Finra, but thousands of brokers have effectively erased them, ...

Shelby County program helps expunge 179 charges for county inmates  WMCSheriff Floyd Bonner Jr. announced Wednesday that his office and General Sessions Clerk Edward Stanton Jr. have successfully expunged 179 charges for 37 ...

Off the record  Illinois TimesA conviction and prison time for marijuana possession more than 10 years ago prevents him from becoming a registered nurse, said one of the 204 who showed ...

Forgive pot offenders — but don't stop there | Editorial  Detroit Free PressRecreational marijuana is almost legal. Pardoning those awaiting trial for weed offenses should be only the first step in a wider reappraisal.

Finra Arbitrators Grant 70% of Record Expungement Requests, Study Finds  Financial Advisor IQFinra's arbitrators turn out to be very lenient when it comes to granting broker requests to clear their records of customer complaints: the arbitrators granted the ...

From the Hill: Cannabis expungement  Pentiction Western NewsCannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn't include one important piece in that legislation: expungement of ...

Expanding Medical Marijuana Regulation, Setting Statute Guidelines for Adult Use Cannabis and Related Cases for Expungement Top Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday  InsiderNJExpanding Medical Marijuana Regulation, Setting Statute Guidelines for Adult Use Cannabis and Related Cases for Expungement Top Assembly ...

Feds must move on expungements | Opinion  The Daily CourierCannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn't include one important piece in that legislation: expungement of ...

MVLS tracking impact of driver's license violations on clients  Maryland Daily RecordThe Maryland Volunteer Lawyers *Service* has been taking a closer look at the impact driver's license violations have on low-income Marylanders' ability to get ...

Here's how N.J. is likely to legalize marijuana under new bill just unveiled by top Democrats  NJ.comEDITOR'S NOTE: Are you interested in the N.J. cannabis industry? Subscribe here for exclusive insider information from NJ Cannabis Insider. After months of ...

Essex, Hudson Lawmakers Want To Make Expungements Easier In NJ  Belleville, NJ PatchWhen you've got a criminal record, punishment often doesn't end at the courthouse. This bill would help thousands in NJ get a *fresh* start. By Eric Kiefer, Patch ...

Inside Boulder's Plan to Expunge Minor Pot Convictions: Could It Spread?  WestwordBoulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty has launched a plan called "Moving On From Marijuana," which involves vacating pot convictions for actions ...

Mayor Fulop: Distribution convictions should be expunged if weed  News 12 New JerseyA strong supporter of legalizing marijuana in the state is not satisfied with the current bill to do so in the state Legislature.

Ex-offenders get a chance at a clean slate  FOX IllinoisOn Saturday, around two hundred Sangamon County residents had the opportunity to get their criminal record wiped clean for free. It was for the ...

Forgive pot offenders — but don't stop there  Grand Haven TribuneMarijuana is almost legal in Michigan. After the results of the Nov. 6 election are certified sometime next month, recreational marijuana use will no longer be a ...

N.J. mayors want higher taxes on marijuana. They are pushing a hard bargain.  NJ.comEDITOR'S NOTE: New Jersey has never been closer to legalizing adult-use cannabis. If you are Interested in the marijuana business industry, NJ Cannabis ...

'San Antonio Four's' wrongful child sex convictions expunged after nearly two decades  WOAIA Bexar County judge ordered Monday afternoon to expunge the convictions of four San Antonio women wrongfully convicted of raping two young girls nearly ...

Legal weed debate in New Jersey now focuses on erasing discriminatory marijuana arrests  Philly.comNew Jersey lawmakers weigh social justice bill as a way to win more votes for legal weed and to remedy past discriminatory marijuana arrests.

NDP MP makes last plea for feds to issue pot expungements, not pardons  CTV NewsWith the federal government's promised pot pardon bill yet to be tabled, NDP MP Murray Rankin is poised to make one final plea for the Liberals to back his bill ...

Local delegates considering new bills for 2019 legislative session  virginiafirst.comWFXR News is digging deeper, and looking ahead to the 2019 legislative session.

Denver Mayor working to expunge minor weed convictions  KOAA 5DENVER – On the heels of Boulder announcing that they're working to remove convictions for people that involved minor marijuana infractions, Denver's Mayor ...

Your Illinois News Radar » More details emerge about cannabis legalization  The Capitol Fax BlogMonday, Dec 10, 2018. * Illinois Public Media News interviewed Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) about her work on a new legislative draft to legalize ...

Clinic helps people expunge eligible cases from record  Quad City TimesIowa Help Legal Aid, a nonprofit that helps people who cannot afford legal representation, is holding a clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 4, to help those facing obstacles ...

Look! Brooklyn To Offer Expungement Sessions This Week  stupidDOPE.comNew York City is making progress, and today they return to the news feed with a big step. The Brooklyn District Attorney's office is making strides, and this week ...

New Jersey is linking criminal justice reform with cannabis legalization  The GrowthOpIt is not good enough that New Jersey is in the process of becoming one of the next states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the issue is now focused on ...

EDITORIAL: Expunge Pervasive Mold  Georgetown University The HoyaMold has invaded hundreds of dorms already this year, posing serious health risks to students. After years of half-measures and incomplete solutions, ...

New Bill Would Legalize Cannabis in New Jersey  LeaflyLawmakers across the Northeast watched this week as cannabis sales kicked off in Massachusetts. Judging from their reactions, it seems the state won't be ...

Doing a background check on your financial adviser is getting tougher  MarketWatchBrokers can request that complaints against them be removed from the BrokerCheck website.

Sealing or expunging a Massachusetts OUI arrest  Augusta Free PressIf you have been arrested for an OUI in Massachusetts and would like to have your record sealed, or the arrest expunged from your criminal history, there are a ...

New Jersey Is Linking Criminal Justice Reform With Marijuana Legalization  The Fresh ToastIt is not good enough that New Jersey is in the process of becoming one of the next states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the issue is now focused on ...

San Francisco to Expunge All Marijuana Convictions Back to 1975!  Eurweb.comDA George Gascon says he seeks to address "failures of the war on drugs" and "harm done not only to entire nation but specifically to communities of color."

Cant Get Job Because Of Criminal Record? Hoboken Clinic May Help  Hoboken, NJ PatchHoboken Free Event: Expunging Criminal Records - Hoboken, NJ - Hoboken city officials will hold a free clinic on the expungement process, which can help ...

Tulsa World editorial: In a case of guilty until proven innocent, a state program collects DNA evidence from people convicted of no crime  Tulsa WorldWe want dangerous criminals identified quickly, prosecuted and kept away from society, and police should use any legitimate weapon available in that effort; but ...

Op-Ed: Pot Record Clearance is Critical for Our Communities  San Jose InsideSJSU will host an educational forum on cannabis record clearance on Nov. 28 in the Student Union Theater.

Sunday Commentary: There's a Wave of Progressive Prosecutors, But We've Been Left Behind  The People’s Vanguard of DavisDespite a closer than expected election back in June in Yolo County, the hope for progressive reform remains elusive. This past week there was an op-ed in.

The Giants and Eli Manning Stumble Toward the End of an Era  The New York TimesManning and the Giants were awful in a 17-0 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Breen Responds To Kifowits Apology; House Expunges Statement  Patch.comACROSS ILLINOIS — The Illinois House voted 110-0 Wednesday to expunge a statement made by Oswego-area State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit Tuesday against ...

California Will Keep Your DNA on File Even if You Haven't Been Convicted of a Crime - Hit & Run : Reason.com  ReasonJarun011/Dreamstime.comOf the hundreds of thousands of felony arrests made in California last year, only 66 percent ended in a felony conviction. But even ...

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.comA new Ohio expungement law that quietly went into effect last week gives people with five felonies a chance to seal their criminal records. The changes-- a direct ...

Somerville passes resolution, supports State House bill expunging marijuana records  Tufts DailyThe Somerville Board of Aldermen approved a resolution on Nov. 20 in support of Massachusetts House Bill 2785, which would expunge the criminal records of ...

‘Restoration Saturday’ offers financial assistance for expungement, drivers license reinstatement  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metropolitan Baptist Church will host "Restoration Saturday" this weekend to help people who want their criminal records expunged or those ...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 11/30/18  NORML BlogWelcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Expungement Fairs Are Getting Top Cannabis Talent Back In Business  ForbesFrom October 20 to 27, organizations will offer free record-clearing and legal advice for National Expungement Week, and hopefully help cannabis veterans ...

CCJ ruling effectively expunged cross-dressing offence from law books – Ramkarran  Stabroek NewsWith no Law Reform Commission currently in place, and having regard to constitutional provisions which save pre-independence laws, some legal minds are of ...

What Happens To Pot Convictions If Illinois Legalizes?  WSIUThe push to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois could get a jump-start early next year. State Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat, said this.

Criminal record of renowned novelist Yang Kui to be expunged | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) The record of Taiwanese novelist Yang Kui (楊逵), who was imprisoned by the Kuomintang (KMT) government from 1949 to 1961, will be ...

New Ohio expungement law goes in effect in late October  WLWT CincinnatiShowing up before a judge and gaining a criminal record results in lack of job opportunity, housing and sometimes life in general for many in Hamilton County.

Live 5 News Investigates: Jailed Unjustified  Live 5 News WCSCCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Hauled off to jail for a crime you didn't commit? It has happened to dozens of people involving law enforcement across the ...

Expungement Saturdays a big success  WBXHSecond chances don't come along every day, but there's a big one available this weekend. Baton Rouge Easy Expungement Screening (BREES) is held on the ...

College student speaks out after 'rapist' is acquitted and gets charge expunged from his record  Daily MailAbigail Finney, 20, spoke with Buzzfeed about the incident, and her shock when she realized that the man she considered her rapist, Donald Grant Ward, would ...

Beaufort County firefighter pleads guilty to giving alcohol to a minor  The Island PacketA Beaufort County firefighter charged with providing alcohol to minors will perform community *service* as part of a guilty plea Friday. Diane Jones pleaded guilty ...

Expungement seminar Thursday in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic CityATLANTIC CITY — A seminar Thursday morning aims to spread information about the steps to expunge criminal and juvenile records, giving participants the ...

Expungement workshop offered at ECTC | Local News  Elizabethtown News EnterpriseLocal organizations have partnered to host an information session next Thursday about expungements. The free session starts at 12:30 p.m. at Elizabethtown ...

Tulsa to host Expungement Expo to assist eligible individuals seal criminal records  Tulsa WorldIn addition to local and county legal organizations in attendance providing free services, the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office, the Tulsa County Clerk's ...

Shutting former criminals out of opportunity is economically foolish  USA TODAYNearly half of all children have a parent with a criminal record, and US is losing $87 billion a year in GDP by not employing them.

SC lawmakers override Governor's veto of expungement law amendment  WJBF-TVA bipartisan group of lawmakers overturned one of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster's vetoes. The governor vetoed a bill earlier this summer that would ...

Richmond County making criminal expungement process easier  WJBF-TVIf you have a criminal record, you may qualify to have it expunged. Normally, it is a complicated process. Right now, Richmond County leaders are trying to help ...

Job Shortage Spurs Talk Of Second Chances At Expungement Forum  Wisconsin Public Radio NewsEach year in the state of Wisconsin, around 2000 criminal cases are sealed from public view in a process called expungement, and supporters of expungement ...

Watchdogs sue California over keeping DNA from arrests with no conviction  Chico Enterprise-RecordSAN FRANCISCO — Accusing the government of violating constitutional privacy rights, a trio of civil liberties groups is suing the state Department of Justice over ...

Law students host expungement workshop  WCBD News 2CHARLESTON, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - Charleston School of Law students are hosting a Sept. 15 workshop to help people learn how to clear criminal records ...

Wisconsin's criminal expungement rules keep needed workers out of jobs, study says  Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin's quirky, limited law regarding when someone can get a criminal conviction erased from public records is keeping thousands of potential workers from ...

Your Illinois News Radar » House expunges Kifowit's remarks  The Capitol Fax BlogThursday, Nov 29, 2018. * Background is here. The House Democrats filed their own motion to expunge only after the House Republicans filed one of their own.

Baltimore Mayor Hosts Expungement Clinic  Fox BaltimoreBALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced that the Baltimore City Law Department will host a special “Expungement Clinic” as part of the ...

Hillsborough County plans record expungement clinic  FOX 13 News, Tampa BayThe Hillsborough State Attorney's Office is offering to expunge or seal an old criminal case -- if you are eligible.

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.comIf you've ever tried to get convictions expunged from your criminal record and found out you don't qualify, you might now be in luck. A law that went into effect ...

Muriuki wants assault incident expunged from Sonko ouster petition  Capital FM KenyaNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 - Former Nairobi Business Community Chairman Timothy Muriuki has distanced himself from contents in a petition filed in the High ...

Staten Island principal pleads guilty to car insurance fraud  New York Post The Staten Island principal exposed as a car-insurance cheat by The Post has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud.

Santa Cruz CA DUI Attorney Conviction and Offenses Expungement Services Launched  NewswireThe Law Office Of Rick Gazipura based in Scotts Valley, California, updated their range of services for clients in Santa Cruz interested in the expungement of ...

If Measure 3 Passes, All Marijuana-Related Records will be Expunged  myndnow.comWe are exactly 3 weeks away from election day. KX News is your local election headquarters and we continue to check out how decisions made this November, ...

Expungement Reform: 'Every Sentence is a Life Sentence'  Door County PulseA report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) details the strict nature of Wisconsin's expungement laws.