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

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

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

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

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

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

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

Neronha offers criminal expungement clinic  Jamestown Press

Senate advances criminal justice reform package  WCTV

Baltimore ending the year with 32% homicide clearance rate, one of the lowest in three decades  Baltimore Sun

Contra Costa County DA’s office to clear marijuana-related convictions of 2,400 people  San Francisco Chronicle

Pritzker pardons 11,000 weed convictions in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

National Expungement Week (NEW) Release 2019 Impact Report Highlighting Need for Expanded Access to Legal Relief Services  PRNewswire

Marijuana: 6 things to watch for in California in 2020  Santa Cruz Sentinel

Jussie Smollett case looms over reelection campaign for Chicago’s chief prosecutor  Washington Post

What to look for in criminal justice reform in New York in 2020  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Tulsi Gabbard Endorses Legalizing Drugs  Marijuana Moment

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

Editorial: Make Clean Slate a priority in 2020 | Opinion  West Hartford News

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

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

Trenton man sues claiming NJ State Police 'fabricated' evidence in gun bust following overturned conviction  The Trentonian

How the Pinellas Sheriff’s Office boosts its rape stats without solving cases  Tampa Bay Times

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

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

Virginia Governor Pushes Marijuana Decrim In State Of The Commonwealth Speech  Marijuana Moment

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

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

Rhode Island Governor's Budget Includes Legal Marijuana Sales In State-Run Stores  Marijuana Moment

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  Press-Enterprise

New Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Filed After Governor Puts Issue On 2020 Agenda  Marijuana Moment

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

Stroud Man Jailed on Drug & Gun Charges  KUSH Radio

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

Bernie Sanders Urges Marijuana Industry Workers To Unionize  Marijuana Moment

FDA Would Be Required To Allow CBD Product Marketing Under New Bipartisan Bill  Marijuana Moment

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

Activists Take Steps To Decriminalize Psychedelics In Washington, DC  Marijuana Moment

Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee Backs Decriminalizing Drugs  Marijuana Moment

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

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

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

Get help expunging your criminal record at this Lansing clinic  Lansing State Journal

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

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

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

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

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

Texas judges may have overstepped by clearing violent criminal records  WFAA.com

Michigan eyes reform to costly, confusing system of expunging criminal records  Bridge Michigan

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

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

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

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

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  WLOS

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

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

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

GOP Senator Voices Support For Marijuana Banking Bill He's Yet To Cosponsor  Marijuana Moment

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

Criminal record expungement program starting in Cobb  MDJOnline.com

Many Californians can clear criminal records, but don’t. This bill would make it automatic  San Francisco Chronicle

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

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

More Than 200000 Pot Convictions Poised for Clearing  THE CITY

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

Undoing the Damage of the Drug War  Rolling Stone

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

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

Jan. 17 international soccer roundup  Times Herald-Record

JPMorgan Chase is hiring people with criminal backgrounds  Chicago Tribune

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

Study: Few Michigan residents try to get convictions erased  UpNorthLive.com

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

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific Standard

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

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

Thousands of Californians Could Get Their Marijuana Convictions Cleared. But It’s Complicated.  The New York Times

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

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

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

Proposed Law Would Broaden Eligibility For Criminal Expungement  Wisconsin Public Radio News

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

Michigan Votes 11/8/19  Fenton Tri County Times

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

Democratic State Lawmakers Push to Automatically Expunge 1 Million Criminal Convictions  KTLA Los Angeles

Madison County to Host Expungement Day With Land of Lincoln Legal Aid  RiverBender.com

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

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

Laquan McDonald shooting: Chicago detective has record expunged  Chicago Sun-Times

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

San Francisco will remove more than 9,300 marijuana-related crimes from people’s records  Los Angeles Times

Alysha Newman: Canada's High Flying Pole Vault Star  Daily Hawker

Senate Opens Trump Impeachment Trial as New Ukraine Revelations Emerge  The New York Times

Utah lawmakers pass the 'clean slate' bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement  Salt Lake Tribune

Clearing of criminal record 'a blessing' for future lawyer  The Pantagraph

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

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

O'Scanlon is 21st vote for vaccine bill  Politico

How Clearing Criminal Records Puts People to Work  CityLab