State momentum in criminal record sealing fuels federal clean slate bill | TheHill  The Hill

Clearing the Record  Tucson Weekly

Commentary: More deserve a fair path to a clean slate  The Daily Herald

Maryland: Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Advance Automatic Expungement Measure  NORML Blog

How Much Does It Help To Expunge A Criminal Record? Local Study Seeks To Find Out  90.5 WESA

Kenny Johnson's school volunteer status suspended following robocall  Florida Today

Expungement Clinic In Homewood Saturday To Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

How Is The Justice System Responding to the Coronavirus? It Depends On Where You Live.  The Marshall Project

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington Post

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

Why other states should follow the lead on New Jersey clean slate law | TheHill  The Hill

Why states are rushing to seal tens of millions of old criminal records  The Economist

Background checks failed to catch RSCVA ex-CEO DeLone's history of harassment suits  Reno Gazette Journal

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  The Mercury News

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

Change in state law causes increase in the clearing of criminal records in Hamilton County  WLWT Cincinnati

Second Annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) Helps People Clear Criminal Records  Forbes

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita Eagle

Winfield to swap out Lamont’s Clean Slate bill with a broader measure  The CT Mirror

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

Clean Slate: New law makes clearing your record, getting back to work easier  FOX13 Memphis

Some with Criminal Records Get a Possible Second Chance  9&10 News

For many, even 'automatic' clearing of marijuana records could be complicated  Crain's Chicago Business

Have an old criminal record? Today, Pennsylvania starts sealing 30 million of them automatically.  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Texas judges may have overstepped by clearing violent criminal records

Travis County to host 'expunction expo' in February

It may become easier to clear criminal history in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & Observer

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

Pop-Up Clinics Are Helping Free People From Their Old Weed Criminal Records  VICE

Illinois is expunging marijuana convictions from nearly 800,000 criminal records  CNN

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Criminal expungements a possibility for more West Virginians - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

About 160,000 People in New York to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear  The New York Times

How much does it help to expunge a criminal record? Western Pa. study seeks to find out

Ehud Olmert asks Israel's president to expunge his criminal record  JTA News

Legal group offering clinics on clearing marijuana convictions from criminal records  The Oakland Press

Pathways 2 Pardons Event Tuesday Offers Free Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

NBC 10 I-Team: Clearing your name  Turn to 10

Clean slate: Expungements a complex, confusing second chance  Traverse City Record Eagle

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  WLOS

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPR

4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record; Savannah attorneys want to help  WSAV-TV

New Court Ruling Could Make Expungement Unaffordable For Some Kentuckians  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

New Study Ranking State Requirements for Misdemeanor Expungement Emphasizes Need for Criminal Justice Reform  Yahoo Finance

California Bill Would Wipe Low-Level Criminal Records for 2 Million  KTLA Los Angeles

Want your record cleared? Come to the Atlanta/Fulton County Record Restriction Symposium

States prepare to purge tens of thousands of pot convictions  Los Angeles Times

Op-Ed: How California can use technology to wipe the slate clean for millions with criminal records  Los Angeles Times

Illinois' pot law takes expungement a step further  Kankakee Daily Journal

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

Dallas County to Hold Event to Clear Some People's Criminal Records  Dallas Observer

Citing new evidence, prosecutors drop charge against Spokane Valley man accused in fatal beating  The Spokesman-Review

New Bill Would Clear Criminal Records of Some Prisoners After Serving Sentence  California Globe

Trafficking victims can clear arrest records, but it isnt easy  The Ledger

A 'Record' 152 Laws Reducing Reentry Barriers Passed in 2019  Crime Report

Nearly 800,000 can clear records for pot possession. Here's how.  Chicago Daily Herald

Lamont to introduce Clean Slate legislation in next session  The CT Mirror

Free expungement clinic offers opportunity to clean up court records  Citizen Times

Study: Few Michigan residents try to get convictions erased  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Expungement help desk giving people second chances at life  WRTV Indianapolis

Colorado Attorney General Talks Marijuana Crime Expungement, Social Equity | Westword  Westword

The benefits of clearing your record and how to do it

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Undoing the Damage of the Drug War  Rolling Stone

How Do You Clear Your Criminal Record? Ask Seth Rogen.  InsideHook

People with criminal records deserve a second chance — and business can help provide it | TheHill  The Hill

L.A. County district attorney to wipe 66,000 marijuana convictions  Los Angeles Times

Kalamazoo County Bar Association looks to give people a chance at clearing their record  WWMT-TV

Clearing 235,000 marijuana records would not be automatic under new bill  Detroit Free Press

He Has 17,700 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer and Nowhere to Sell Them  The New York Times

Seth Rogen Details How to Clear Your Criminal Record in New PSA  Rolling Stone

Kentucky Legislature Moves To Expunge Records Of People Never Convicted  WKU Public Radio

Can Denver's Next Try at Clearing Old Pot Crimes Bear More Fruit?  Westword

Gov. Whitmer promised to expunge marijuana-related criminal records in Michigan. Those convicted are still waiting.  Detroit Metro Times

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

Getting marijuana convictions expunged in Illinois: What you need to know about the process  Chicago Tribune

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific Standard

How to erase your criminal record (yes, that's a thing!)  FOX 29

This Japanese man spent almost five decades on death row. He could go back  CNN

After National Outcry, Florida Judge Clears Record of Man Who Served 10 Days in Jail for Missing Jury Duty  TIME

Leeds Council spends nearly £1million clearing fly-tipping - but only makes £1,600 in fines  Yorkshire Evening Post

Five Things You Didn't Know About Clearing Your Record  The Marshall Project

Lining up for a second chance: Legal clinic provides path to clearing old criminal records

National Expungement Week Highlights States' Lack Of Legal Repair Efforts  Forbes

Mass. still has no clue how many people’s marijuana records should be cleared  The Boston Globe

Some states are expunging marijuana-related convictions. Why isn't Michigan?  Michigan Radio

Lamont to introduce Clean Slate legislation, which would wipe away some criminal records

Lawmakers put pet projects in perspective as virus rages  Arizona Capitol Times

Got priors? Madison County is helping 100 people clear criminal records.  Alton Telegraph

Convicted Of A Weed Crime? Expungement Clinic Aims To Help People Clear Their Records In West Loop This Weekend  Block Club Chicago

Automatic Sealing? Expungement? As They Legalize Marijuana, New York Lawmakers Negotiate Clearing Criminal Records  Gotham Gazette

235,000 Michiganders could have marijuana record cleared under new bill  Detroit Free Press

Cook County is partnering with a tech nonprofit to expunge cannabis records. Here’s what to know about Code f  Chicago Tribune

Gavin Newsom signs measures giving ‘second chance’ to ex-offenders  San Francisco Chronicle

It should be easier to expunge minor crimes and give people a second chance, attorney says

California may automatically expunge 1 million convictions  KCRA Sacramento