STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Virginia's Automatic Record-Sealing Legislation  Center For American Progress

New bill seeks to clear path to clearing your record in Virginia  WWBT NBC12 News

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

Clean Slate Campaign aims to give certain Delawareans with criminal records a fresh start - 47abc  WMDT

Bipartisan justice reform advocates launch Clean Slate Campaign  Coastal Point

Despite 2018 Law, Fresno Courts Slow to Expunge Marijuana Convictions

Whitmer's budget proposal includes $92.4M toward criminal justice reforms  Detroit Free Press

Cannabis and Labor Team Up to Help Clear Criminal Records  L.A. Weekly

Advancing Clean Slate: The Need for Automatic Record Clearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Center For American Progress

Served My Time But Still Not Free: The Legal Stigma of my Record Haunts Me | Opinion  Newsweek

Michigan criminal record expungement bills head to Whitmer's desk  Detroit Free Press

New ‘Clean Slate’ laws to automate criminal record expungement process, expand eligibility criteria in Michigan  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Senators Casey and Ernst for Introducing the Bipartisan Clean Slate Act  Center For American Progress

RELEASE: On Its One Year Anniversary, Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law Has Cleared Nearly 35 Million Records  Center For American Progress

Detroit residents can apply now for help with expungement under new laws  Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles  Detroit Free Press

Michigan criminal record expungement bills a step closer to Senate vote  Detroit Free Press

State Officials: Nearly 500000 Marijuana Arrest Records Have Been Expunged  WTTW News

What pending changes to expungement laws mean for setting aside criminal records in Michigan

STATEMENT: Michigan Becomes Latest State To Pass Clean Slate Legislation, First To Include Felonies  Center For American Progress

“A Load Off Your Chest”—Criminal Record Expungement During the Pandemic  Filter

A Look at Illinois' Marijuana Expungement Efforts - WTTW News  WTTW News

Americans with criminal records will be left out of the recovery if we don't fix these policies  CNN

Washington Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Automatically Cleared Criminal Records  The Appeal

Supreme Court rules on requirements for clearing a criminal record  Radio Iowa

Opinion: Michigan expungement law will give many residents a new future  Eastern Echo

Online event will help people clear criminal records

Pot legalization was to bring expungements to many with records in Illinois. Numbers so far are low, but more are expected to be on the way.  Chicago Tribune

Getting a Job with a Criminal Record Post COVID-19  Lexology

Early Edition: March 5, 2021  Just Security

A Record Means Discrimination—But National Expungement Week Is Here  Filter

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

Michigan ‘Clean Slate’ plan could take years to implement  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Polis Issues New 'Narrow' Pardons For 2732 Marijuana-Related Convictions  Colorado Public Radio

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

Legislature approves bill package to help more people clear criminal records  Michigan Radio

He’s waited 14 months for a clean slate, but coronavirus making expungement backlog worse

Protesters shouldn’t be saddled with criminal records | COMMENTARY  Baltimore Sun

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

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

Mayor urges eligible Detroiters to apply now for expungement assistance, before new law takes effect April 11 | City of Detroit  City of Detroit

In one year, Pa.‘s Clean Slate law has erased 35 million crimes. What’s next?  Morning Call

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

NC's Second Chance Act: Free legal help, new toolkit can help people clear their past criminal convictions  WTVD-TV

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

'Reintegration Portfolio' Launched to Help People with Criminal Records Break Down Job Barriers  Crime Report

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

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania expungement reforms continue to miss mark  The Center Square

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

Bill would erase minor marijuana convictions in Florida  Orlando Sentinel

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

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

Gordon-Booth Touts Program To Help Expunge Cannabis Convictions  Peoria Public Radio

If Arizona Legalizes Weed, Top Prosecutors Would Be Key To Clearing Past Convictions  The Appeal

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

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

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

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

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

Fairness is an issue in clearing low-level marijuana convictions  ABA Journal

Legal marijuana is winning. But getting an arrest off your record isn’t so easy.

National Marijuana Groups Call on Biden to Pardon Non-Violent Marijuana Offenders | Westword  Westword

Tech Teams Up With California To Fast-Track Dismissal Of 85,000 Pot Convictions  NPR

NM courts surprised by lack of petitions for expungement  KRQE News 13

Illinois county officials begin clearing low-level marijuana possession cases from court records  Chicago Tribune

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Pennsylvania for Eliminating Fines and Fees as a Barrier to Clean Slate  Center For American Progress

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

Marijuana Expungements Hinge On Result Of Arizona Prosecutor Race  Marijuana Moment

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

In NJ, certain cannabis convictions can now be cleared from criminal records  NJBIZ

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

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

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

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

Ex-Judge's Arrest Record Expunged | New Jersey Law Journal

Regulators Push for PG&E Safety Probation Over Tree Cutting Lapses  NBC Bay Area

It Just Became Easier to Clean A Criminal Record in the Garden State  NJ Spotlight

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

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

Service organizations look to spread awareness of new expungement laws  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Court: Wisconsin must expunge arrest records from database if people aren’t charged  Chicago Tribune

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

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

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

Trump acquitted by minority of Senate on charge of inciting Jan. 6 riot at Capitol  The Washington Post

Here's what happens before recreational marijuana becomes legal in Arizona  AZ Big Media

New Court Ruling Could Make Expungement Unaffordable For Some Kentuckians  Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Peacing Together: The benefits of clearing your record and how to do it

Want to Clear Your Record? It'll Cost You $450  The Marshall Project

NJ's 'clean slate' expungement opening doors more in pandemic  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  Associated Press

Prayer circle tries to block Trans Mountain in Burnaby  The Record (New Westminster)

Program allows felons to have record expunged | Local News |  The Herald Bulletin

Denver efforts to clear marijuana-related convictions from criminal records starts slowly  The Denver Post

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

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

'I've just bought the new Call of Duty' - The worst excuses for speeding revealed as new campaign launched  Edinburgh News

Second Chance Act: Gov. Cooper signs bill into law that would allow people to clear non-violent crimes from record  WTVD-TV

When You Can't Afford the Cost of Clearing Your Record  YES! Magazine