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

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

Hancock County Court Dec. 1 - 31 2020  The Ellsworth American

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

More police accountability, criminal justice reform bills to come in Colorado legislative session  The Denver Post

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

House passes bill automatically sealing many criminal records 8 years after sentence completed  Roanoke Times

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

O.C. rally organizer accused of running over Trump supporters faces new charges  Los Angeles Times

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

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

Virtual expungement clinic: giving people second chances | News  WPSD Local 6

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

Hancock County Court Nov. 1 - 31 2020  The Ellsworth American

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

Virginians could have some criminal records expunged under pending legislation

Ten Years for a Second Chance? New York’s Sealing Statute Lags Behind Other States  JD Supra

Georgia lawmakers pass bill that gives court the ability to expunge non-violent records  ABC News

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

'This is a huge step forward': A second chance for Georgians with a criminal history

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

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

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

Automatic expungement plan would offer a 'Clean Slate' with bipartisan support  Lansing State Journal

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

Matt Bevin pardoned them. Should they be able to make their convictions disappear?  Courier Journal

Minnesota Man Can't Have Gun Permit, Despite Expungement  U.S. News & World Report

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

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

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

State passes bill to give non-violent former felons a 'Second Chance' for jobs  WTVD-TV

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

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

Conviction, Imprisonment, and Lost Earnings: How Involvement with the Criminal Justice System Deepens Inequality

Law You Can Use: Understanding how criminal records are sealed  The Highland County Press

Op-Ed: It’s time for the next step in Clean Slate reform  The Center Square

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

How coronavirus led to the worst year of domestic violence on record for Tarrant County  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Some Michigan drunken drivers would get records expunged in bipartisan bill  Bridge Michigan

Second Chance Act, which will open opportunities for those with criminal records, takes effect today | The Progressive Pulse  The Progressive Pulse

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

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

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

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Lompoc man arrested on domestic violence charges after barricading himself inside home  Lompoc Record

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records

NC lawmakers send criminal justice reforms to Gov. Cooper; more could be on the way  Raleigh News & Observer

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

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

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

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

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

Clean slates, rich states - Why states are rushing to seal tens of millions of old criminal records | United States  The Economist

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

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past

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

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

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

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

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

Why Expunging Marijuana Convictions In Wisconsin Is A Difficult Process  WisContext

STATEMENT: CAP and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Congratulate the Clean Slate Initiative on Hiring Sheena Meade as Its First Managing Director and Announcing New Funders  Center For American Progress

Update to 'News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates'  Center For American Progress

Anne Arundel county Police Sergeant arrested for domestic violence in Odenton  Capital Gazette

Serial domestic abuser gets 41 years for raping, kidnapping, beating Salem woman  Statesman Journal

New state expungement law to offer second chance  Martinsburg Journal

Not guilty or charged? A criminal record can still haunt you  USA TODAY

U.S. Lockdowns Trigger Surge in Domestic Violence  WebMD

Juvenile Records Laws Must Be Reformed to Prevent Ongoing Racism  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Psychology Professor Takes the Lead in Addressing Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities  University of New Haven News

Iraqi Family Identifies Their Son As ISIS Teen At Center Of Navy War Crimes Trial  NPR

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

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests  The New York Times

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

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

Thousands of US judges who broke laws or oaths remained on the bench  Reuters

In South Dakota, clearing criminal record no easy task  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Keep all youth criminal records confidential | COMMENTARY  Baltimore Sun

What 2392 Incarcerated People Think About #DefundThePolice  The Marshall Project

New State Employment Laws Set To Take Effect On January 1, 2021 - Employment and HR - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

New California law to make it easier for former inmate firefighters to turn pro  NBC News

Ex-offenders could find second chance through new law  Billings Gazette

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

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

Record sealing, expungement have the power to reduce crime, benefit Illinois' economy  Illinois Policy

Kansas Supreme Court tosses convictions in 2 criminal cases  KSN-TV

Jobs shortage fuels push to pardon SC criminal records  The State

The Blacklist  The Texas Observer

Confronting Racial Injustice: Felony Convictions and the Right to Vote  JD Supra

What California knows about Kamala Harris KXTV

Cannabis brand hosts clinic to expunge hundreds of marijuana convictions  Baltimore Business Journal

Two New Nevada Record Sealing Laws Go Into Effect  Public News Service

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

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

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

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

Advocates spread the word about Indiana expungement law  South Bend Tribune

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