Cleveland State President Harlan Sands says school hired man with criminal record because 37 other applicants

Local man killed by state police had no known criminal record  The Daily Progress

City to partner with Kroger to help people with a criminal record find meaningful employment  FOX13 Memphis

Your rights when you’re looking for a job and you have a criminal record  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Top-Rated Background Check Services: Report on the Best Background Checks and People Search Sites  GlobeNewswire

Clearing criminal records through Cannabis Expungement Act | Top Stories |  WAND

Boston Globe Starting “Fresh Start” Initiative As Part Of Rethinking Criminal Justice  Forbes

Two Years After Legalizing Cannabis, Has Canada Kept Its Promises?  The New York Times

Criminal records expungement expansion in Georgia takes effect Jan. 1  Henry Herald

State to remove more charges from criminal records  The Daily News of Newburyport

NYC Adds Protections For Employees With Criminal Arrests Or Convictions During Employment  JD Supra

US executives brace for more corporate prosecutions under Biden  Financial Times

Thoughts On Avoiding Criminal Background FHA Claims | Fox Rothschild LLP - JDSupra  JD Supra

Chicago crime: David Walsh, paroled for 1968 murder of Chicago Police Detective Young Clifton Hobson, gets life for 2018 bank robbery  WLS-TV

Second chance virtual job fair for Tennesseans with criminal records  WCYB

Get ready for fights over criminal justice reform  Albuquerque Journal

Man with extensive criminal record arrested for setting fire to cars at repair shop in Spencer  WBTV

Trump’s pardons included health care execs behind massive fraud  The CT Mirror

Australia state to consider bill wiping clean criminal records of young offenders regardless of crime severity  JURIST

Criminal Records Office to relocate as of February 1  Jamaica Gleaner

Canada measures successes, failures of legal marijuana  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Opinion | Is Kevin Cooper an Innocent Man?  The New York Times

Army vet who tended bar accused by FBI of conspiring in Capitol insurrection

Learn with a Lawyer: Now's the time to focus on expungement  Shawnee Mission Post

SIU law expert breaks down President Biden's immigration reform proposal

Harrisburg woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop out of jail, put on house arrest  York Daily Record

New York City Council Expands Fair Chance Act  JD Supra

Trump's pardons included health care execs behind massive frauds  PBS NewsHour

Attorney: New Georgia law to benefit those who have made past criminal mistakes  Savannah Morning News

Michigan man charged with possession with intent to distribute more than 1000 THC vape cartridges  Department of Justice

Boston Globe launches ‘Fresh Start’ initiative: People can apply to have past coverage about them reviewed  The Boston Globe

Inmates are learning to be their own bosses after they leave jail behind  Mashable

Man accused of shooting at car in Stafford granted bond pending appeal

Lawmakers try to fix Colorado’s special needs parole system  Greeley Tribune

Gov. Mike DeWine relaunches expedited pardon program after slow start

Texas bikers say cops have unfairly labeled them as gang members  Houston Chronicle

Citing precedence, DA seeking life without parole for Boswell  Bristol Herald Courier

Murder, carjacking suspect shot following chase with police in Charleston  WMBF

Who Is The Ginger Witch? Harry Potter's Mystery Witch Criminal Explained  Screen Rant

WILLIAMS, TROY ANDREW (01/04/1982)  Hernando Sun

Illegal possession of firearm, home-made grenades sends Billings felon to prison  Department of Justice

Broward Sheriff Greg Tony faces growing pressure about past  Sun Sentinel

Advocates call for closure of Northern Correctional, reinvestment in community supports  The CT Mirror

Suit blames Albuquerque sanctuary policy in shooting death  The Journal

Christopher MacGillivray, Minot, sentenced to 20 months in prison for robbery  Minot Daily News

Let's end the criminal record trap for sex trade survivors

Family of alleged serial killer victim plans to sue NYCHA for $25M  New York Post

Real Talk | The progressive turn of Black elected officials  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Man sentenced to prison for overdose death of Grant County woman

Dallas County man charged with first-degree murder in nephew Jakob Mash's shooting  Des Moines Register

How a criminal charge laid in Calgary was linked to a Toronto woman who's never been there

Trump's pardons included health care executives behind massive frauds  Times-West Virginian

Russia’s top prosecutor points to Navalny’s record as convicted criminal  TASS

Broady initiates veteran restorative justice program  Cobb County Courier

Elyria attorney facing felony criminal charges resigns law license  Chronicle Telegram

36 persons to lose arms license for criminal record Police | Jammu NYOOOZ  NYOOOZ

Williamson County Commissioner pleads guilty in domestic assault case  Tennessean

Criminal records leave Tyson workers feeling stuck at Iowa plant  Sioux City Journal

Donziger's Criminal Trial Is Postponed Once Again, as His Motion to Dismiss Counts Is Denied | New York Law Journal

Beyond the box: How formerly incarcerated Buckeyes navigate college  OSU - The Lantern

Trump pardons four men with ties to Tennessee in last hours of presidency  Tennessean

Buglary, Possession and Indecent Assault Top the Thursday Booking Report.  San Angelo LIVE!

SA mulls expunging criminal records of lockdown offenders, but not for multiple offenders  TimesLIVE

4 Investigates: The governor's pardons  KOB

Mum says she 'feared getting a criminal record' as judge clears her of breaking Covid rules  Gazette

Notorious prisoner Charles Bronson has new criminal record as he releases a song  Daily Star

Teen accused in hit and run pleads not guilty | Texarkana Today  TXK Today

Trump Delivers Long-Awaited Triumph for Criminal Justice Reform in Last-Minute Executive Order

Memphis leaders hope to tackle violence in 2021 - WMC  WMC

Austin Bay: Can Biden sec state continue the 'tougher approach' on China?  Lewiston Sun Journal

Neighbors say they warned police of the danger that murder suspect posed

Father of NC suspect in Capitol riot: Charges ‘blown out of proportion’  Winston-Salem Journal

Criminal investigation opened into jail rape accusations; officers have no record of complaints  Dayton Daily News

Goodwill Industries to host virtual expungement clinics | Business  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Concord police officer accused of assaulting woman, falsifying physical evidence  WMUR Manchester

True-Crime Podcast Puts Spotlight on Irish Coach Accused of Abuse  The New York Times

Opinion | The potential charges against Donald Trump  The Washington Post

Ohio’s quick pardon program off to a slow start, far short of DeWine’s hopes  Hamilton Journal News

Man sentenced to 23 years to life in killing of Massillon woman  Canton Repository

Give Job Applicants with Criminal Records a Fair Chance  Harvard Business Review

Criminal record expungement: When will Virginia be ready?  Virginia Mercury

How to get your criminal record sealed or expunged in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Your rights when you’re applying for an apartment with a criminal record  The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Rule Allows Banks to Hire More People with Criminal Records  SHRM

‘Ban-the-box’ bill would nix criminal record question from Pa. college applications  WHYY

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

Criminal Record, Sentence Changes Among New North Carolina Laws

Texas softens a controversial housing ban for people with criminal records  The Texas Tribune

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

Texas could limit housing options for homeless people with criminal records  The Texas Tribune

LegalWorks looks to change lives by sealing criminal records  Crain's Cleveland Business

Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Housing Program Compares People with Criminal Records to ‘Two-Legged Predators'  NBC Bay Area

New Guidance Clarifies Protections For California Workers With Criminal Records  Forbes

Criminal record, sentence changes among new NC laws now in effect

Can you erase your criminal record?

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records  StateScoop

Denied U.S. economic relief because of criminal record, Baltimore electrician challenged the system  Baltimore Sun

Michigan Takes Step Making It Easier for Those With a Criminal Record to Find Work  Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Criminal Record, Sentence Changes Among New N. Carolina Laws  U.S. News & World Report