Atlantic City program allows youth to creatively expunge records  NJTV NewsProsecutors, police, youth offenders and casino owners have all teamed up for a new youth diversionary arts program in Atlantic City that gives teens the ...

News Proposed bill would expunge records of those charged with marijuana offenses 10:12 AM, Jul  WXYZ DetroitIt's been more than six months since recreational marijuana became legal in Michigan, and a new bill introduced in the Michigan legislature looks to expunge ...

Illinois set to expunge nearly 800,000 marijuana convictions | TheHill  The HillIllinois is reportedly set to expunge nearly 800,000 marijuana convictions from criminal records. The move will come in response to a landmark measure Illinois ...

Dallas County to Hold Event to Clear Some People's Criminal Records  Dallas ObserverDallas County will hold its annual expunction expo later this year. During the event, eligible people will meet with volunteer attorneys to have their criminal ...

Detroiters seek to expunge their criminal records for a fresh start  The Detroit NewsProject Clean Slate attorney Kavita Uppal, a former assistant Wayne County Prosecutor, helps Gary Taylor of Detroit with his expungement application at a City ...

Illinois Set To Expunge Up To 770,000 Marijuana Convictions  HuffPostGov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill this week set to legalize cannabis use in the state.

NY Legislature passes bill that would expunge convictions of low-level marijuana offenders  CNNNew York's Legislature has passed a bill that would create a path to expunge low-level convictions for marijuana and decriminalize possession of greater ...

Group to propose ballot issue for recreational marijuana, expunge low-level marijuana-related offenses (UPDATED)  talkbusiness.netA medical cannabis advocacy and education group that has pushed for marijuana changes in Arkansas for several years said it plans to file two ballot petitions ...

Lawmaker Wants To Expunge Pot Convictions | News/Talk 94.9 WSJM  News/Talk 94.9 WSJMIf you were arrested for pot possession in the past, how would you like to clear your record now that voters have approved of recreational marijuana in Michigan?

Expunge old marijuana convictions now  New York Daily NewsWith just hours left in their calendar, legislators are working feverishly to forge consensus on marijuana use in New York. Throughout the drawn-out debate, ...

Free expungement clinic to be held in Lamar County  WDAMThe clinic will be held Friday at the Breland Community Center at 79 Jackson Road in Hattiesburg from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m..

After marijuana legalization in Illinois, hundreds of thousands eligible to expunge previous marijuana criminal charges  WLS-TVAs part of House Bill 1438 to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois, hundreds of thousands of marijuana related arrests and convictions are now eligible for ...

CM’s remarks expunged  The HinduCertain remarks made by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami in the Assembly on Friday about the judiciary were expunged by the Speaker after the former ...

Ayoola Ajayi, suspect in MacKenzie Lueck's murder, expunged his Utah theft case, clearing his record  Salt Lake TribuneThe 2012 report from Utah State University says police there wanted Ayoola Ajayi charged with a class B misdemeanor for stealing an iPad. What happened ...

Illinois to Expunge Criminal Records for Marijuana Related Offenses  Science TimesIllinois is now the 11th state to legalize the selling and use of recreational marijuana for adults, a chief success for cannabis supporters who integrated "social ...

L.A. police ticketed drivers on streets with expired speed limits, lawsuit says  Los Angeles TimesPolice officers in Los Angeles wrongly ticketed motorists on streets with expired speed limits, violating a law that bans the use of speed traps in California cities, ...

Should Expunging Criminal Records Be Cheap and Easy?  WKNO FMA couple of years ago, Dalisia Brye got into a fight. “I'm not perfect,” she says, adding that “a bad decision in the heat of the moment" might have been.

Expunge remarks made against me: Maharathy to Min  Daily PioneerCongress and BJP members in the Assembly on Thursday expressed unhappiness over a ruling of Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro assuring to examine BJD ...

Illinois & New York Loosen Marijuana Laws & Expunge Criminal Records  HipHopDXIllinois becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana and New York decriminalizes small amounts, erasing minor cannabis-related crimes.

Michigan identifies 19 communities for marijuana expungement...  WDIV ClickOnDetroitMichigan has announced details of a program to help disadvantaged communities with expungement of marijuana-related criminal offenses.

Audio That Led To Tyreek Hill's Allegations Must Have Been Out of Context  Fox Sports RadioDoug Gottlieb reacts to the breaking news that Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL over allegations he physically abused his 3-year-old son.

800,000 eligible to clear their record in Illinois pot legalization  FOX 59 IndianapolisSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — For decades, getting caught with a small amount of marijuana could put Illinois residents in jail for up to six months and perhaps worse.

NYPD Has Databases of Expunged Stop-And-Frisk Arrests, Bronx Defenders Say  The Marshall ProjectIn New York City, officers are illegally using information from arrests that have been sealed, according to a lawsuit. The practice is legal in more than two dozen ...

Marijuana Businesses Tell Congress That Legal Pot Needs More Diversity | Westword  WestwordA group of over 100 legal marijuana businesses and organizations sent a letter to Congressional leaders calling for federal legalization of the plant, but the ...

Marion County Prosecutor's Office Offers Free Expungement Assistance  WFYIhe Marion County Prosecutor's office will offer free assistance this month to those seeking an expungement of their criminal history, or restoration of a suspended ...

Clean Slate Clinic offers opportunity to expunge minor crimes from criminal records  Montgomery County SentinelSILVER SPRING – On June 17, clients gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center to seek out legal aid in the hope that their criminal records might finally be ...

Classes to speed up expungement nearly ready  Huntington Herald DispatchCHARLESTON — It's been more than a month since Senate Bill 152, dealing with the expungement of criminal convictions, became law in West Virginia.

NY prepares for expunging some marijuana arrests  NewsdayALBANY — A measure passed by the State Legislature would strike past and future misdemeanor charges for marijuana possession, clearing criminal records ...

Feds Debate Cannabis Laws While Arkansas Could Go Full Legal  Memphis FlyerTalks on looser laws and legalization are happening nationwide.

Washington Post Hails Professor Who Wants to Expunge 'Hello Ladies and Gentlemen'  NewsBustersOn Saturday, The Washington Post hailed "A necessary guide to gender inclusivity" by Canadian gender-studies professor Lee Airton. Airton insists that the ...

Evicted tenants could have their records sealed or expunged via DC bill  Curbed DCEvictions can hinder tenants from finding stable housing for years.

New York marijuana: What to know about decriminalization, criminal records, pot possession  The Journal News | LoHud.comNew York marijuana decriminalization is poised to become law, reducing penalties, fines for low-level pot possession and expunging criminal records.

Forsyth County attorneys to offer criminal record expungement clinic  Forsyth County News OnlineAccording to local attorney Evan Watson, each year countless Georgia residents go about their daily lives totally unaware that a past criminal history is following ...

FayettevilleFlyer.com : Petition drive seeks to legalize recreational marijuana, expunge arrest records  MagnoliareporterAn Arkansas group this week announced plans to file two ballot petitions that would legalize recreational marijuana and allow low-level cannabis offenders to ...

Want your record expunged? Salt Lake County has hired an 'expungement navigator' to help  Deseret NewsSalt Lake County's Expungement Day this week is already full, but the county has hired an "expungement navigator" to help hundreds more legally clear their ...

Michigan Offers Discounted Marijuana License Fees in 19 Cities  GrizzleMichigan is offering significantly discounted licensing fees for anyone planning to set up a marijuana business within 19 cities that were disproportionately ...

Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law  NORML BlogDemocratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. The measure establishes ...

Efforts to Expunge Cannabis Criminal Charges Underway Across the Country  mg Cannabis RetailerMomentum to expunge the records of those convicted with cannabis possession appears to be building across the country. Efforts are now underway in Illinois ...

Gerald Hege bill would prohibit felons with expunged records from running for sheriff  Winston-Salem JournalA state House bill addressing felons running for sheriff — loosely known as the Gerald Hege legislation — cleared a second committee step Thursday.

Project PA: Just uncovered documents give 'Kids for Cash' victim hope in getting kids back  fox56.comThere are late-breaking developments in our Project PA story we first brought you last week. Joshua Fromel is one of the thousands of victims in the “Kids for ...

Felony expungement application fee drops with new Kentucky law  WPSD Local 6PADUCAH — Everyone deserves a second chance, even people who commit certain crimes. Several new laws passed by the Kentucky General Assembly went ...

Michigan Senator’s New Bill Seeks to Automatically Expunge All Cannabis Possession Convictions  TimesOfCBDSenator Jeff Irwin of Michigan, has come up with a bill seeking to expunge all the criminal records held by over 235,000 people for possessing marijuana.

New legislation will make expungement even more accessible to Kentuckians  WHAS11.comLOUISVILLE, Ky. — A new bill taking effect Thursday will allow more than 125,000 Kentuckians the opportunity to clear their criminal records, paving the way for ...

Your Illinois News Radar » How the expungement/pardon process will work  The Capitol Fax BlogHe emphasized that the law provides for automatic expungement of arrests for marijuana possession under 30 grams, and that he will pardon those with ...

Don't Assume Your Cannabis Conviction Has Been Expunged  City Watch420 FILE--The California Department of Justice met its deadline on Monday for sending data on cannabis convictions to the district attorneys of every county in ...

'Insanity' judgments excluded 'convictions' under expungement statute, COA rules  Indiana LawyerAn appellate panel has determined that individuals adjudicated as not responsible by reason of insanity may not have that finding expunged from their records ...

More Delawareans can now skip the pardon on the road to expungement  Technical.ly BrooklynPeople's pasts can be their biggest barrier to getting out of poverty or moving into more stable careers. This new law could help. More Delawareans can now ...

Rep. Barbara Lee Is 'Cautiously Optimistic' Republicans Will Stand Down on Cannabis  CheddarBy Chloe Aiello. Multiple cannabis bills are making their way through the U.S. House and Senate as the call to legalize and regulate cannabis on the federal ...

Plan For Automatic Expungement of Cannabis Records Proposed in Michigan  High TimesSenator Jeff Irwin introduced legislation that would take a step in the right direction when it comes to marijuana justice.

Safety information about Iowa day cares isn't always available, even if a child dies. What parents need to know.  Des Moines RegisterIowa parents who try to research the safety records of day care providers and facilities often don't have access to basic information — including whether a child ...

Illinois Legalizes Marijuana, Paving Way for Expungement of Nearly 800000 Cases  Democracy Now!Back in the U.S., Illinois has become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, after Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday allowing for ...

Salt Lake County offers expungement services to legally clear criminal records  KUTV 2NewsThe Salt Lake County Mayor's Office is partnering with the Department of Public Safety and 60 volunteer attorneys from the Utah State Bar to host a second ...

A County In California's Central Valley Is Hosting A Clinic To Help People Expunge Drug-Related Criminal Records  BenzingaThe National Diversity and Inclusion Cannabis Alliance (NDICA), the Fresno County Public Defender's Office and Element 7 will host a free expungement clinic ...

Iowa Legal Aid, Linn County to host clinic for expungement and employment barriers  The GazetteCEDAR RAPIDS — A clinic aimed at helping Linn County residents who have been in the criminal justice system overcome barriers they may face is planned for ...

New law creates more opportunities to clear criminal records through expungement in Kentucky  WDRBLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Thousands more people in Kentucky with criminal histories can wipe their records clean with a new law taking effect Thursday.

Free expungement clinic upcoming in Pontiac | Local News  The Oakland PressA free expungement clinic is taking place on Friday, June 28 in Pontiac. Hosted by the Oakland Livingston Human *Service* Agency and Lakeshore Legal Aid, the ...

Changes to felony expungement regulations allow for more Kentuckians to apply for expungement  The Sentinel-EchoAmong the new laws that took effect last week is one addressing the expungement of felony offenses.

Classes to lower expungement wait times nearly ready for release  Charleston Gazette-MailIt's been a month since Senate Bill 152, dealing with the expungement of criminal convictions, became law in West Virginia. Yet a key component of the ...

Dozens hope to start new chapter with Expungement Day  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake CitySALT LAKE CITY — Dozens of people met with volunteers at the Utah Law and Justice Center on Wednesday to see if they are eligible to get their criminal ...

W.Va.'s expungement law gets a big makeover  WV NewsCLARKSBURG — As of June 7, state legislators made changes to the expungement law in West Virginia Code 61-11-26 that allow for certain nonviolent ...

WyCo DA helps provide second chance through expungement  KSHBWyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree is offering people convicted of a felony in Wyandotte County a second chance by wiping their criminal history ...

Expungement and Employment Barriers Resource Clinic to be offered in Linn County  KCRGCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) Officials in Linn County are teaming up with the nonprofit group Iowa Legal Aid to help clear people's criminal records.

Appeal Expunged: State Lacks Statutory Right To Appellate Review Of Expungement Order  JD SupraDoes the statutory right to appellate review of a superior court's final judgment under N.C. Gen. Stat. § 7A-27(b)(1) apply to a criminal appeal by the State?

Ex-UBS broker wins expungement after defamation settlement  Citywire USAA former UBS broker has won a two-year battle to expunge his termination notice from his public record after claiming the wirehouse defamed him and hurt his ...

New state expungement law to offer second chance  Martinsburg JournalMARTINSBURG — West Virginia's new expungement law, which became effective June 7, was passed with the goal of giving non-violent offenders a second ...

Attorneys to offer free legal advice at expungement clinic in York City  York DispatchYork County residents who have a criminal record and would like to explore their legal options are invited to register for a free expungement clinic and job fair ...

Trade Mark or Artwork? The Hakubaku Conundrum  LexologyMalaysia adopts the common law first-to-use principle in determining priority of ownership of trade marks. This principle has been applied by the…

NY Legislature adjourns after easing pot laws  NewsdayALBANY — Two hours after sunrise Friday, the New York State Legislature closed down a 2019 session marked by liberal victories on many high-profile issues.

Man fined, conviction expunged in gambling case  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)A 39-year-old former Honokaa man pleaded no contest Monday to a gambling charge related to a sweep of seven establishments across the Big Island by local ...

Power Moves: Rachel Miller becomes director of Criminal Records Expungement Project  GenerocityPlus, power moves at the City of Philadelphia and Resolve Philly; board appointments at the Mann Center, Friends *Service* Committee, Girl Scouts, PA ...

Expungement event in East Baton Rouge Parish rescheduled for later July date  WAFBThe monthly expungement event hosted by the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office is being rescheduled to a later date in July.

New program allows for records to be expunged  Pontiac Daily LeaderLivingston County has a new way for criminals to get their records wiped clean. Prairie State Legal Services of Bloomington has partnered with Livingston ...

Hawaii Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana  LexologyOn July 9, 2019, Hawaii became the 26th state to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. HB 1383 (the “Law”), which became law when ...

Some Western New Yorkers being left out of pot expungement  WKBW-TVNot everyone in the area will be able to have their records expunged.

New State Law Adds More Crimes That Can Be Expunged From Criminal Record  WCBICOLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)-Current Mississippi law allows people convicted of six specific felonies to have those convictions expunged, or removed, from their ...

Expunging and Sealing: Who Sees What?  LexologyCriminal backgrounds create a difficult barrier for people trying to find employment. Expunging and sealing criminal records lifts this barrier and…

New rules now allow expungement of some criminal offenses  Clinton HeraldUntil recently, it was impossible to have an Iowa criminal conviction expunged from a criminal history record – but as of July 1, the criminal court record of some ...

SB Legal Aid Offers Free Expungement – Precinct Reporter Group News  Precinct Reporter GroupBy Dianne Anderson. It should come as no surprise that the last place most formerly incarcerated want to be is at another courthouse standing before another ...

RE-ENTRY: Goal of Knox Area Urban League Job Fair  tntribune.comBy Vivian Shipe. KNOXVILLE, TN — It is hard to return to normal life after any set back. Imagine the struggle to return to society after you have served time in ...

Texas Court Rejects Once-Suspended Doctor's Lawsuit Over Reporting of the Suspension  ReasonDr. Calvin Day had claimed that describing his suspension as based on "unprofessional conduct" was libelous. (He had also earlier sought to get dismissed ...

770,000 Reasons Legal Weed States Should Be Like Illinois  Chicago, IL PatchIllinois Leads Way For Legal Weed States - Chicago, IL - Sager On Weed: Illinois lawmakers highlighted 'urgent need' for national conversation about ...

'Spree Thoughts': Expungement explained  KSAT 12This week's segment focuses on anchor Steve Spriester's curiosity about the expungement process after his sit-down interview with former councilman and ...

CannaBeat: Cohen Pushes Record Expungement in Cannabis Hearing  Memphis FlyerA federal House panel considered national cannabis policy in a hearing Tuesday, one that was indicative of a growing support of legalization in Congress, ...

Woman who reserved motel room for 4 teens to have sex in given five years probation  WQAD MolineAn Arkansas woman was given five-years probation for reserving a motel room for four teens to have sex.

Fired UBS Broker Celebrates Expungement of Termination Notice  AdvisorHubFinra arbitrators clear discharge notice from Virginia broker's regulatory record after he and UBS settle firm's claim for $811000 balance on his promissory notes.

Woman who reserved motel room for 4 teens to have sex given 5 years probation  Q13 News SeattleAn Arkansas woman was given five-years probation for reserving a motel room for four teens to have sex.

Man charged in Father's Day shooting gets probation  wpde.comA young man charged in a 2017 Father's Day shooting on Ocean Boulevard has been sentenced to time served and probation. Jarvez Graham, now-20, ...

New York: Lawmakers Advance Measure Reducing Marijuana Possession...  NORML BlogState lawmakers late last week advanced legislation to the Governor's desk amending marijuana possession penalties and establishing procedures for the ...

NC lawmakers pass enhanced human trafficking support, penalties  Charlotte PostThe North Carolina Senate last week unanimously passed House Bill 198, which implements recommendations made by the North Carolina Human Trafficking ...

Cannabis Expungement  BenzingaA County In California's Central Valley Is Hosting A Clinic To Help People Expunge Drug-Related Criminal Records. Monday, June 24, 2019 - 1:57pm | 421.

Prairie State Legal Services offers free representation for SwedishAmerican patients  WREX-TVROCKFORD (WREX) — Patients at SwedishAmerican Hospital will soon have the option to get legal help at no cost. SwedishAmerican and Prairie State Legal ...

San Francisco To Expunge Thousands Of Marijuana Convictions  NPRSan Francisco officials plan to expunge more than 9,000 marijuana convictions dating back to 1975, the city's highest law enforcement official said Monday.

'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond's daughter arrested, record expunged  WSB Atlanta"The Pioneer Woman" star Ree Drummond's daughter Paige Drummond was arrested in April, and the incident is just now making headlines as multiple outlets ...

Dewey Decimal System founder expunged from library award over racism and anti-Semitism  Washington ExaminerThe council of the American Library Association is removing its founder, Melvil Dewey, from its creative leadership medal. Dewey, inventor of the Dewey Decimal ...

Project PA: 'Kids for Cash' Victim Claims CYS is Tearing His Family Apart  fox56.comIt's one of the biggest judicial scandals in American history and it took place in Pennsylvania. More than a decade later, one of its survivors is sharing his story ...

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS PittsburghPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania began automatically sealing criminal records from over 30 million cases Friday under the Clean Slate law. It's the first ...

Wyandotte County DA offering weekly chances to wipe criminal record clean  WDAF FOX4 Kansas CityKANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The Wyandotte County District Attorney's office is now offering free access to legal help for convicted criminals to clear their records.

Rice and His Allies Renew Their Call for Expungement and Decriminalization  InsiderNJBlack and Latino legislators, civil rights organizers and faith leaders this week will demonstrate their solidarity in a unified call to action behind state veteran ...

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPRA criminal conviction can present obstacles to everything from jobs to housing. Since 2017, more than 20 states have expanded or added laws that help people ...

Mention of ‘Ambanis, Adanis’ hots up House discussion  Times of IndiaIndia News: NEW DELHI: The discussion over the finance bill on Thursday saw sharp exchanges with TMC leader Saugata Roy's references to “Ambanis and ...