Bill To Expand Criminal Expungement Advances In Ky. Legislature  89.3 WFPL News LouisvilleMore Kentuckians with low-level felony convictions would be able to clear their criminal records after a waiting period under a bill that passed out of a state ...

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 ...

States with Vacatur and Expungement Laws  KVUE.com30 states allow trafficking victims to get crimes removed from their records if they were forced to commit them under someone else's control. Texas does not have ...

Addressing expungement: County attorney to have informational presentation  The MirrorLeavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson will be putting on a town hall to discuss the Leavenworth County Expungement Day next week in Leavenworth.

Bill provides automatic expungement upon full acquittal | Local News | dailylocal.com  Daily Local NewsHARRISBURG — The Justice Action Network, the largest bipartisan organization working to reform the justice system at the state and federal level, applauded ...

Ypsi event will gather input on how to simplify Michigan's expungement process  ConcentrateExpunging a criminal record can be difficult and costly, but an upcoming event in Ypsilanti will initiate a conversation about how to simplify and improve the ...

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester ReporterLast year's reform law expanded process Massachusetts residents with a history of criminal activity or court appearances are increasingly seeking to seal or, ...

Lawmakers to consider broad expungement reform  vtdigger.orgAs lawmakers prepare to propose legislation that would broaden Vermont's expungement policies, representatives from Vermont Legal Aid and the Attorney ...

CT pot legalization could include expungement of criminal records  The CT MirrorSenate Democrats unveiled a slew of proposals Wednesday that would not only legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use, but also expunge ...

Automatic Sealing? Expungement? As They Legalize Marijuana, New York Lawmakers Negotiate Clearing Criminal Records  Gotham GazetteMayor de Blasio discusses marijuana policy (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office). New York seems poised to enact the country's first automatic ...

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Bill For Medical Cannabis Patients  Marijuana MomentMedical marijuana patients in Missouri got one step closer to being able to have prior misdemeanor cannabis offenses expunged from their criminal records on ...

Lawmakers unveil legislation that would expand expungement  Madison.comProponents of the bill argue changes to the process of expungement -- where a person can petition to have his or her record cleared of a non-violent, lower level ...

Bills to Watch: Tax Cuts, Expungement, Campaign Finance  Door County PulseSB-18/AB-4. Increasing tax deductions. These bills, simultaneously moving through the Senate and Assembly, would increase the state income-tax maximum ...

Shelby County expungement practices questioned by Tennessee Supreme Court  The Daily MemphianThe Tennessee Supreme Court has given Shelby County General Sessions Clerk Ed Stanton Jr. 30 days to submit policies and procedures on how his office ...

Macon County record sealing, expungement summit gives residents hope for second chances  Herald & ReviewDECATUR — Weston Stephens is looking for a new beginning, and after Saturday, he's hoping that he's a few steps closer to getting one.

Coalition of mayors demand broader expungement bill, or else  NJTV NewsA coalition of mayors joined together to urge legislators to include expanded expungement in the adult-use marijuana bill.

Foxx vows to expunge all misdemeanor pot convictions, pushes full legalization  Chicago Sun-TimesCook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx came out in support of marijuana legalization and laid out a plan to wipe clean all minor pot convictions during a ...

High Court Got it Right on Expungement for Drug Court Grads | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comThe court's opinion does a *service* not only in clarifying the standard for expungement under the 2016 statute but also in explaining the valuable work done by ...

Wisconsin lawmakers resurrect expungement bill  Star TribuneA bipartisan group of Wisconsin legislators is again trying to pass a bill that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge low-level crimes from their records, ...

Expungement clinic helps provide step toward better jobs for ex-convicts  Courier JournalGoodwill and other groups are teaming to hold an expungement clinic, a step for many ex-convicts toward a better job.

Louisville Urban League to host another expungement clinic  WDRBNearly 800 people had their records cleared at the league's last clinic, which stayed open late to meet a high demand.

Inaugural Brunswick expungement project to offer non-violent offenders a second chance  WECTBRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - District Attorney Jon David on Wednesday announced that his office will offer those convicted of non-violent crimes a ...

It's Time to Fix the Expungement Process | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comWhen an assistant prosecutor assigned to a particular matter is out sick on the date an arraignment or a status conference is scheduled, another assistant ...

Expungement and pardon seminar Wednesday in Lafayette  KATC Lafayette NewsLAFAYETTE, La. – There will be an expungement and pardon seminar in Lafayette on Feb. 13 at 6 pm. The event will be held at Fellowship Full Gospel ...

Former Denver Post Journalist Joins Denver's Pot Conviction Expungement Effort  WestwordTo help spread the word about Denver's marijuana crime expungement program, former Denver Post cannabis editor Ricardo Baca and his Grasslands *content* ...

New Jersey Mayors Demand Marijuana Records Expunged if State Legalizes  Weedmaps NewsNew Jersey mayors launched a forceful call on Jan. 30, 2019, for automatic expungements of low-level marijuana possession and distribution convictions.

Expungement Sessions For Convicted Felons In Camden This Month  Haddon, NJ PatchExpungement Sessions For Convicted Felons - Haddonfield-Haddon Township, NJ - The sessions will cover what crimes are eligible for expungement, and the ...

Expunge convictions for medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But don’t stop there  Kansas City StarLawmakers want to expunge misdemeanor convictions for potential medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But legislators shouldn't stop at protecting the rights ...

Proposed law looks to expand criminal expungement eligibility  WAOWWAUSAU (WAOW) — A chance at a clean slate could be on the way for people with criminal records in the badger state. Right now, expungement must be a ...

Bill calls for certain records to be expunged  KOBNew Mexico lawmakers say they are creating the chance for tens of thousands of people who have a criminal record to have those records erased.

Expungement, prisoners' rights and child abuse were criminal justice issues tackled by ABA House  ABA JournalImage from Shutterstock. The ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a trio of resolutions targeting criminal justice reforms Monday at the Midyear ...

Nevada bill would let sex trafficking victims expunge criminal records  Las Vegas Review-JournalCARSON CITY — A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate Monday would permit victims of sex trafficking or forced prostitution to seek expungement of ...

Partial Expungement Bill Dissected in Annapolis  The Washington InformerANNAPOLIS — Although Maryland lawmakers discussed variations of the expungement process for several years, it needed slightly more than two hours of ...

More crimes to be expunged, impeachment process updated under bill proposals  Columbia MissourianStealing, forgery, fraud and several other nonviolent offenses would be added to the list of crimes under a proposed Missouri Senate bill.

Bill proposes some marijuana charges be expunged  News-Press NowWhile Missouri lawmakers are working out the specifics of medical marijuana, legislators now also are looking at other areas the amendment affects. One such ...

New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association President O'Beirne: Expungement Of Non-Violent Offenses In Marijuana Legislation 'Morally Essential'  InsiderNJ“New Jersey has the opportunity to become the national model on how best to position cannabis legalization as a source for social and restorative justice in ...

Westchester DA: Erase pot possession convictions as part of marijuana legalization  The Journal News | LoHud.comAs part of recreational marijuana legalization, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has supported a program to seal prior marijuana convictions.

DuPage judge will not expunge record of former Schaumburg cop  Chicago Daily HeraldFormer Schaumburg police officer John Cichy's request to have all criminal charges erased from his record was denied Wednesday by a DuPage County judge.

Marijuana Legalization Coming in 'Weeks', New Jersey Advocates Say  LeaflyNew Jersey residents may be forgiven if they failed to cheer last week's news of a “grand agreement” among legislators on a bill to legalize the adult use of ...

Lawmakers hopes to pass legislation allowing convicts to ask judges to expunge records  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3A group of lawmakers is trying again to pass legislation that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge their records. The bill introduced Tuesday has ...

Wisconsin Gov. Evers' budget proposes decriminalizing marijuana, legalizing medical use  CNBC"People shouldn't be treated as criminals for accessing a desperately needed medication that can alleviate their suffering," Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says.

Virginia Union hosts chapel service in honor of Richmond 34  8NewsRICHMOND, Va. -- After admitting to wearing blackface and the controversy that followed, the first stop on what was supposed to be Governor Ralph Northam's ...

Judge won't expunge former Schaumburg officer's record  WGEMSCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied a former suburban Chicago police officer's request to expunge criminal charges from his record in connection.

MAYORS AND VICTIMS OF NON-VIOLENT CANNABIS CONVICTIONS TO CALL FOR EXPUNGEMENTS  InsiderNJMAYORS AND VICTIMS OF NON-VIOLENT CANNABIS CONVICTIONS TO CALL FOR EXPUNGEMENTS. What: Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Newark Mayor Ras J.

Community News in Brief | Lifestyle | pottsmerc.com  The MercurySchwenksville — Join Genealogist Rose Brown as she leads a fascinating genealogy workshop for beginners at Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, from ...

All Marijuana Convictions set to be expunged  The Chicago CitizenAll Marijuana Convictions set to be expunged. BY WENDELL HUTSON Contributing Writer. If Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx makes good on her plan to ...

Washington Proposal Would Expunge 200000 Cannabis Crimes  GanjapreneurThe Washington State legislature has proposed House and Senate companion bills that, if passed, would grant clemency for some Washingtonians convicted of ...

21 Savage’s lawyer reportedly issues statement, claims arrest “based upon incorrect information”  The FADERAttorney Charles H. Kuck has issued a statement on the arrest of 21 Savage by I.C.E..

N.J. leaders, Gov. Phil Murphy reportedly reach marijuana deal  PhillyVoice.comNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders have reportedly reached a deal outlining how the state would tax and regulate marijuana, a crucial step in ...

Bill to expand Utah youths' right to defense attorneys awaits House vote  Universe.byu.eduMore than one in four minor defendants in Utah represented themselves in court without a lawyer in 2018, a fact that could have serious implications for their ...

Marijuana legalization bill approved by key New Hampshire House committee  The Boston GlobeMarijuana Moment is a wire *service* assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views ...

West Warwick appoints convicted felon to pension board  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsWEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Some West Warwick Town Council members are questioning a recent appointment to the pension committee after finding out ...

City of Denver helps people get rid of old marijuana convictions  The Denver ChannelThe city of Denver is hosting a first-of-its-kind clinic Saturday morning to help people with old drug convictions to have their records expunged. The clinic is part ...

COSASE Clears Bagyenda on Allegations of Amassed Properties, Documents Expunged  softpower.ugThe Parliament Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has cleared the former Bank of Uganda Executive Director ...

Oregon lawmakers consider bill to expunge some marijuana convictions  KEZI TVAn attorney in Springfield said if passed, the bill could benefit numerous people in the community.

Bill would allow some to expunge prostitution from record  ABC17News.comA Missouri House committee will consider a bill that addresses the prosecution of prositution crimes, including giving child offenders the ability to wipe their ...

Police school resource officer who hit two students wants his job back  Courier JournalA now-fired Louisville Metro Police officer who was captured on school surveillance video hitting two different teenagers within five days of each other is fighting ...

CAK orders Total’s anti-competition clauses expunged  Daily NationOil marketer Total Kenya has been ordered to strike out anti-competitive clauses in its agreements with dealers.

More work to be done on South Carolina sentencing reform bill  WJBF-TVMembers of law enforcement, crime victims and their families told South Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday that their proposal to reform South Carolina's prison ...

Incarceration Reached the 'Point of No Return,' Says George Gascón  Crime ReportGeorge Gascón, the San Fransisco District Attorney, highlighted the irreversible damage of mass incarceration at the 14th annual Harry Frank Guggenheim ...

Politics, Policy and Legal Pot  The Corvallis AdvocateAlmost four years since dispensaries across Oregon threw open their doors for the first time in the summer of 2015, the legal marijuana industry has brought in ...

Denver Could Seal 13,000 Cannabis Convictions  Cannabis NowSeven years after legalization, Denver residents will now have the opportunity to seal their low-level marijuana convictions from before the state's cannabis ...

New bill could expunge records for underage victims of sex trafficking  KOMU 8New bill could decrease the distress of sex trafficking victims.

Expungement Fairs Are Getting Top Cannabis Talent Back In Business  ForbesFrom October 20 to 27, organizations will offer free record-clearing and legal advice for National Expungement Week, and hopefully help cannabis veterans ...

Finra makes it harder for brokers to expunge tainted records  InvestmentNewsThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has taken another step toward making it more difficult for brokers to have customer complaints expunged from ...

Juvenile justice changes pushed | Local News  Gloucester Daily TimesBOSTON – Turning 18 in Massachusetts and many other states means you can serve on a jury, vote in elections and, if you get in trouble with the law, be.

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of NewburyportBOSTON — Manoushka Gaston escaped a troubled past to attend school to become a nursing assistant in Lawrence with dreams of landing a job at an ...

Expungement debate threatens to hold up marijuana legalization  NJTV NewsAsk most supporters of marijuana legalization and they'll tell you that, yes, it's a new industry that will generate millions of dollars in sales taxes for the state.

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

All Your Questions About 21 Savage’s Arrest, Answered  VultureOn Super Bowl Sunday, it was announced that the rapper 21 Savage was taken into custody by ICE. Here's how and why it happened, and what could happen ...

Opinion: New expungement law gives many a fresh start  Greenville NewsThe new year is a time for reflections and *fresh* starts. This holiday season, we can celebrate landmark workforce legislation that becomes law on Dec. 27.

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.comA new Ohio expungement law that quietly went into effect last week gives people with five felonies a chance to seal their criminal records.

Jodie Meeks Reportedly Signs 10-Day Contract with Toronto Raptors  Bleacher Report NBAThe Toronto Raptors signed shooting guard Jodie Meeks to a 10-day contract Tuesday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The 31-year-old is entering ...

‘Restoration Saturday’ offers financial assistance for expungement, drivers license reinstatement  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metropolitan Baptist Church will host "Restoration Saturday" this weekend to help people who want their criminal records expunged or those ...

Dozens turn out seeking to expunge old convictions  vtdigger.orgWindsor County State's Attorney David Cahill, right, helps Joseph Day of White River Junction fill out paperwork at an expungement clinic in June so Day can ...

New expungement law could open up opportunities for some offenders  Spartanburg Herald JournalExpanded state expungement provisions went into effect in late December that could make it easier for low-level offenders to clean up their criminal histories.

Get rid of your marijuana record in NJ? Expungement moves ahead  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioThose convicted of possession of small amounts of marijuana in the Garden State could soon see their records vanish.

Islamic State is all but defeated in Syria. Does it still pose a threat?  HaaretzIslamic State looks about to lose its last foothold on the banks of the Euphrates in Syria, but though its era of territorial rule may have been expunged for now, ...

Expungement fair will offer info, job opportunities for those with criminal records - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville AdvocateYou have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A free expungement fair has been scheduled this week to assist those who want to find out if their criminal ...

Expungement event scheduled in White Castle Saturday, Dec. 15  WAFBRAX WorldWide has announced they'll be holding an expungment event in White Castle on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Abortion-rights bill would not change current law  Stowe TodayMy committee, House Judiciary, recommended passage of H.19, a bill that prohibits sexual conduct between a law enforcement officer and someone in his or ...

Changes to state expungement laws make it easier for non-violent offenders to clear records  Norman TranscriptErasing a felony conviction record just became much easier.

Mothers Demand Baltimore Police End Marijuana Arrests And Instead Focus On Murders  Marijuana Moment“Mayor Pugh, stop pot arrests. Solve murders instead.” That's the message the advocacy group Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters United (MOMS) is ...

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'  Grand Forks HeraldBISMARCK — If North Dakota voters pass Measure 3 to legalize recreational marijuana, its passage would call for expungement of marijuana-related ...

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.comIf you've ever tried to get convictions expunged from your criminal record and found out you don't qualify, you might now be in luck. A law that went into effect ...

National Expungement Week Brings Legal Aid to L.A. on Saturday  L.A. WeeklyNational Expungement Week hits Los Angeles with clinics across the county helping people clear their record and get a second chance at life. A coalition of ...

Marijuana expungement should be automatic, free: Letter  Asbury Park PressRetroactive expungement of marijuana convictions in NJ should be automatic and free.

Expungement seminar Thursday in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic CityATLANTIC CITY — A seminar Thursday morning aims to spread information about the steps to expunge criminal and juvenile records, giving participants the ...

Expungement clinic scheduled at Goodwill Industries | News  Bowling Green Daily NewsTwo expungement fairs last year led to some 20 people getting jobs, according to South Central Workforce Development Board President and CEO Robert ...

New Ohio expungement law goes in effect in late October  WLWT CincinnatiShowing up before a judge and gaining a criminal record results in lack of job opportunity, housing and sometimes life in general for many in Hamilton County.

Baltimore police expunged officer's internal affairs files; public defender's office calls for investigation  Baltimore SunThe Baltimore Police Department had a widespread practice of wrongly expunging internal affairs files of officers accused of misconduct, the public defender's ...

California Measure Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes  NPRCalifornia lawmakers have approved a measure requiring prosecutors to expunge convictions or reduce sentences for many marijuana-related convictions ...

New criminal record expungement law could benefit SC job seekers  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A state law officially in effect at the start of the year could make it easier for some people to find jobs in South Carolina.

Better screening by Finra could curb expungements  InvestmentNewsNo one wants a black mark on their record, especially if you're a broker trying to attract clients and those clients know how to use Finra's BrokerCheck system to ...

Massachusetts National Day of Expungement to help clear marijuana convictions  MassLive.comSPRINGFIELD -- Legalization of marijuana in the state means that work continues to help those convicted of pot crimes clear their records with the ...

SC lawmakers override Governor's veto of expungement law amendment  WJBF-TVA bipartisan group of lawmakers overturned one of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster's vetoes. The governor vetoed a bill earlier this summer that would ...

Tulsa to host Expungement Expo to assist eligible individuals seal criminal records  Tulsa WorldIn addition to local and county legal organizations in attendance providing free services, the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office, the Tulsa County Clerk's ...

Expungement workshop offered at ECTC | Local News  Elizabethtown News EnterpriseLocal organizations have partnered to host an information session next Thursday about expungements. The free session starts at 12:30 p.m. at Elizabethtown ...

County residents with criminal records look for clean slate at expungement event  The State Journal-RegisterColby Gibson, 36, is open about the mistakes he made early in life, which include guilty pleas to battery and criminal trespass charges.“I'm trying to change my ...

Expungement Debate Threatens to Delay Marijuana Legalization  NJ SpotlightThe bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey does not go far enough for some people, especially in expunging the criminal convictions of small-time ...