Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

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

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past  newportri.com

Editorial: Don’t add another layer of secrecy to bad expungement law  Albuquerque Journal

Are Problem-Solving Courts Impeding Progress?  The Appeal

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

Democrats, Trump spar in pre-trial impeachment filings  KUTV 2News

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

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

What Legalization Means For People With Cannabis Convictions In Illinois  Illinois Newsroom

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment  The Colorado Independent

Bill would allow more people to get criminal records sealed - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

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

Avondale Man Sues After Google Data Leads to Wrongful Arrest for Murder  Phoenix New Times

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Capitol Ideas with John L. Micek

Roundtable: Alarming Rate Of Law Enforcement Officers With Criminal Records  KPBS

A criminal justice reform would give thousands a clean slate — if only they would apply  Queens Daily Eagle

The (Full!) List of Bills Introduced in the 219th Legislative Session  InsiderNJ

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

Judge Agrees To Seal NBA Star DeMarcus Cousins’ Domestic Violence Case Against Baby Mama (Exclusive)  Bossip

Juvy record debate: Betts’ classmate supports law change, local judge opposes it  Dayton Daily News

Madison County Residents With A Criminal Record Have A Chance To Wipe The Slate Clean  St. Louis Public Radio

Michiganders could have criminal records erased, but few are applying. Clinics aim to help.  Lansing State Journal

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime Report

Cincinnati passes ordinance sealing low-level marijuana convictions  WLWT Cincinnati

Due Process: Sealing criminal records in Nevada (opinion)  ThisisReno

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

Youngstown clinic planned for sealing criminal records  WKBN.com

Bill to expunge records a good start | Editorials  The Star Beacon

A second chance in life  Illinois Times

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

CA Bill Would Expunge Many Criminal Records  Crime Report

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

Criminal Convictions Behind Them, Few Have Had Their Records Sealed  The New York Times

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

New bill would allow some convicts to have records expunged  ABC6OnYourSide.com

States Passed Record 94 'Restoration' Laws So Far This Year  Crime Report

Letters to the Editor for Saturday, Jan. 18  The Daily Gazette

Rauner signs bills to expand criminal record sealing and juvenile record expungement  Illinois Policy

Chester County starts wiping slate clean on arrest records  Daily Local News

Activists push for expunging certain criminal records in NYS  Times Union

Impeachment Managers Deliver Charges to Senate, Paving the Way for Trial  The New York Times

Pennsylvania is sealing 30 million criminal records as part of Clean Slate law  WPMT FOX 43

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate  New Mexico Political Report

California Bill Would Seal 8 Million Criminal Convictions  Capital Public Radio News

Norfolk County DA supports bill to expunge minor criminal records  Enterprise News

Advocates rally for prison reform bills at State Capitol  Henrico Citizen

Lawmakers hope to widen list of crimes that can be expunged  vtdigger.org

Delawareans weigh in on bill seeking to expand expungements  Delaware First Media

A welcome move to ease the burden of a criminal record  Raleigh News & Observer

Event offers chance to clear criminal record  The Daily Telegram

Ramsey and Washington county prosecutors want to expunge the records of more low-level offenders  Minneapolis Star Tribune

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

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

Fair and Equal  OZY

Wisconsin expungement law proposal would give more second chances | Casey Hoff  The Sheboygan Press

California bill seeks to automatically seal 8M criminal records  UPI News

Model Law Proposes Automatic Expungement of Non-Conviction Records  Crime Report

How people in Long Beach with non-violent offenses can clear warrants and expunge records  Long Beach Press Telegram

Bill to expand criminal record expungement introduced | Local News  The Star Beacon

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

County Board to consider resolution on criminal record expungement bill  Journal Times

House panel approves bill allowing more criminal records to be expunged in R.I.  The Providence Journal

De Castroverde Law Group launches service to help clients seal criminal records  Nevada Business Magazine

Fulton County Fathers Offered Criminal Record Expungement | Sandy Springs  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

L.A. Board of Supervisor Candidates on the Issues: Should L.A. County Close Down Its Juvenile Halls?  The Chronicle of Social Change

Wisconsin lawmakers seeking to expunge marijuana convictions  Chicago Tribune

New state expungement law to offer second chance  Martinsburg Journal

Thousands of weed convictions will be automatically expunged in Cook County: ‘We are righting the wrongs of th  Chicago Tribune

Law making it easier to expunge criminal records in Missouri takes effect Jan. 1  Columbia Daily Tribune

Lawmakers to consider broad expungement reform  vtdigger.org

800000 Eligible to Clear Their Record in Illinois Legal Pot  WTTW News

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

East Cleveland event gives job-seeking residents convicted of non-violent crimes chance to apply for amnesty  cleveland.com

The ‘Clean Slate’ bill would let people move on from their mistakes.  Hartford Courant

The secret list of convicted cops | Reveal  Reveal

Nevada's New Record-Sealing Law: 'One of Broadest' in US  Crime Report

How to seek an expungement  Herald Palladium

California’s Criminal Cops: Who they are, what they did, why some are still working  OCRegister

Prosecutors dropping 91 percent of domestic violence cases  FOX 8 Live WVUE

New law allows more Md. criminal records to be wiped clean  Herald-Mail Media

From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado's criminal justice system is getting a makeover  The Colorado Sun

Judge's Record-Sealing Denial Highlights 'Shortcomings' of Second-Chance Law  Queens Daily Eagle

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

Manhattan DA joins push to help qualified nonviolent offenders seal their criminal records  New York Daily News

Utah 'Clean Slate' Law Will Expunge Convictions for Nonviolent Offenses  The Heartland Institute

Police officers illegally use information from arrests that have been sealed, lawsuit says  ABA Journal

Civil Justice Needs Federal Leadership  Center For American Progress

2 Riverside police sergeants were convicted of crimes. One got fired, the other kept his job. Why?  Desert Sun

Local attorneys partner with Legal Services to offer expungement for those in poverty  Springfield News-Leader

Want to sweep your record clean? Process is complex, but can start online  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

NJ Laws Restore Voting Rights to 80000, Expunge Records  Crime Report

Rap Sheet Day helps Chicagoans clear past offenses from their criminal records  WLS-TV

Feds should follow states' lead on expungement reform | TheHill  The Hill

Netflix is spending over $17 billion on shows and movies in 2020  Cordcutters

Juvenile record expunged for mass shooter, allowing him to pass background checks for guns  ABC6OnYourSide.com

New Clean Slate Law allows sealing of certain criminal cases  WPVI-TV

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

Changes in Ohio Laws Could Help Give Ex-Offenders New Opportunities  WOSU