A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities  freshwatercleveland

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

House Democratic leader urges GOP to help combat racism, enact Kasich panel ideas  The Columbus Dispatch

Court: Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite domestic violence expungement  St. Cloud Times

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

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

Santa Fe real estate agent accused of rape, kidnapping  Santa Fe New Mexican

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

Hamilton County assistant prosecutor once charged with domestic violence wants record sealed  The Cincinnati Enquirer

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

Gov. Pritzker is commuting sentences because of pandemic. Compassionate pardons should follow  Chicago Sun-Times

New CA bill could remove nearly 50 years of low-level criminal records  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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

Lawmakers next year to consider closing criminal records for some offenses  Georgia Recorder

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

Montgomery Bar Association offers legal answers during pandemic  The Mercury

Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite expungement  KAAL

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

[BC-MCT-NEWS-BJT] | Nation/World  Gazettextra

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

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

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Allentown Morning Call

Minnesota Supreme Court: Man can’t have gun permit, despite expungement  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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

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

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  News 5 Cleveland

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

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

06/03/20: S.W.A.T. producers vow to "work towards a better system"  cynopsis.com

Maine lawmakers discuss bill that could expunge less serious crimes  WGME

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

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

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

Ramsey, Washington counties roll out effort to help residents seal criminal records  KSTP

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

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles Times

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

Youngstown clinic planned for sealing criminal records  WKBN.com

Pennsylvania is sealing 30 million criminal records as part of Clean Slate law  CNN

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records  brennancenter.org

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

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

Sen. Gary Winfield proposes plan to wipe out misdemeanors and some felony convictions  Hartford Courant

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

R.I. AG’s office holds a record-expungement clinic in Providence. More than 100 people show up.  The Providence Journal

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

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

Court: Wisconsin must expunge criminal records from database  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

Community Legal Aid expands presence in Wayne County  Wooster Daily Record

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

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

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

Why Expunging Marijuana Convictions In Wisconsin Is A Difficult Process  WisContext

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

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

Mitigating the Impacts of a Criminal Record on Young Adults in the US  Center For American Progress

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

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announces Code for America partnership to expunge marijuana convictions  WLS-TV

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

Organization aims to expunge records of over 100 people in nonviolent marijuana crimes  WBAL TV Baltimore

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

Allegheny County Launches ‘Project Reset’ To Help Residents Expunge Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

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

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

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

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

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

Hampden DA’s Office holds expungement, record sealing workshop  WWLP.com

Remembering late Queens DA Richard Brown on the anniversary of his death  Queens Daily Eagle

Man With Domestic Abuse History Wants His Gun 'Arsenal' Charges Moved To Veterans Court  Block Club Chicago

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

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

Advocates spread the word about Indiana expungement law  South Bend Tribune

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

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

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

Colorado judicial branch posts proposed rule on sealing of court records  The Colorado Independent

People Convicted of Low-Level Marijuana Crimes in Manhattan Will Have Records Sealed  The Wall Street Journal

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

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

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

Program aims to help people expunge, seal convictions to create opportunities  WLWT Cincinnati

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

Bills seek to expunge R.I. marijuana convictions  Fall River Herald News

Jobs shortage fuels push to pardon SC criminal records  The State

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

With annulments on the rise, police and victim advocates raise alarm  The Union Leader

Past marijuana convictions can be erased, but it could take years  Chicago Daily Herald

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

Event offers chance to clear criminal record  The Daily Telegram

New state expungement law to offer second chance  Martinsburg Journal

U.S. Lockdowns Trigger Surge in Domestic Violence  WebMD

NY prepares for expunging some marijuana arrests  Newsday

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

California Criminal Cops: Ex-police chief who hired abusive brother-in-law: ‘Maybe I made a mistake’  OCRegister

The secret list of convicted cops  Reveal