Automatic Clearing of Records  National Conference of State Legislatures

A wave of new criminal justice laws were enacted in Colorado. Here are the big takeaways.  Colorado Newsline

Their Juvenile Records Were Sealed. Decades Later, They've Reappeared.  The Appeal

Juvenile Justice 2020 Year-End Report  National Conference of State Legislatures

Statement of U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia before the D.C. Council regarding Record Sealing  Department of Justice

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

Colorado governor signs wave of criminal justice bills into law, including ketamine measure spurred by Elijah McClain's death  The Colorado Sun

Appeals court rejects the state’s effort to seal records and require secret trials for teens accused of murder, other serious crimes  Hartford Courant

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

Here's how Michigan's expungement laws will change this spring  Detroit Free Press

A slew of new laws seek to reform Colorado's criminal justice system  RealVail

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

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

Lawmakers and advocates seek to keep youth offenders from adult criminal system through juvenile justice reforms  The Nevada Independent

Delaware made it too hard to expunge juvenile records. We're fixing that.  The News Journal

Juvenile Records Often Have Lifelong Consequences: Experts Say  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI | Local News | salemnews.com  The Salem News

Illinois, California Lead 50-State Ranking of Reentry Progress  Crime Report

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

ISU Expungement Clinic Helps People With Criminal Records Get A Fresh Start  WGLT

Few benefit from state's new expungement law | Local News | salemnews.com  The Salem News

NY could automatically seal criminal records, reform parole  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Contra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee  ColorLines magazine

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

Senator Ossoff supports Criminal Justice Reform bill that expunges records for nonviolent federal juvenile offenses  The Atlanta Voice

New ‘Clean Slate’ laws to automate criminal record expungement process, expand eligibility criteria in Michigan  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Whitmer pocket vetoes first-time DUI expungement bill with little explanation  MLive.com

Kids who commit crimes in Maine still pay long after they turn 18  Bangor Daily News

Sen. Ossoff: A nonviolent juvenile offender shouldn’t be marked for life by a mistake they made  CBS46 News Atlanta

Second chances: Flint expungement fair draws hundreds as Clean Slate Initiative takes effect  ABC 12 News

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

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

Lawmakers agree to expungement of juvenile records | News | newburyportnews.com  The Daily News of Newburyport

Opinion: Arrest records shouldn’t haunt Coloradans who are looking for a second chance  The Denver Post

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester Reporter

For Juvenile Records, It's 'Justice by Geography'  Pacific Standard

Plan to allow expungement of first-time drunken driving convictions advances in Michigan legislature  MLive.com

Kids Sent to Adult Court Despite New York's Raise-the-Age Law  Crime Report

Michigan House renews bipartisan push for first-time drunken driving expungement  MLive.com

Why Bail Reform and Record Expungement Can't Be Separated  Crime Report

Senate criminal reform bill addresses juvenile justice, changing age of adulthood  Worcester Telegram

COVID-19 made getting away from marijuana criminal record more difficult  BU News Service

Michigan House approves court-recommended changes to Sex Offender Registration Act  MLive.com

Illinois courts prepare to resume normal operations  The Pantagraph

Second Chances: Why Massachusetts Needs to Clear Kids' Records  Boston magazine's Boston Daily

It Just Became Easier to Clean A Criminal Record in the Garden State  NJ Spotlight

Watch now: 4 new Illinois criminal justice measures signed by Pritzker  The Pantagraph

Michigan House approves drunken driving expungement for first-time offenders  MLive.com

Some minor marijuana convictions could be erased if bill passes, but there are catches  Miami Herald

Mike Weissman & Jennifer Bacon: Arrest records shouldn’t haunt Coloradans who are looking for a second chance  Greeley Tribune

Hispanic, Black juveniles over-represented in Hall County juvenile court, study finds  Grand Island Independent

Multiple people shot, 2 critically, in Fourth of July violence in Peoria  Bloomington Pantagraph

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

State law that keeps juvenile records private also shields police from scrutiny, advocates say  Chicago Tribune

Prosecutor has some records temporarily sealed in case of DeBary teen who killed mother  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Press Release: Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety Approves FY22 Budget  The DC Line

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.com

U.S. Court Closings, Restrictions, and Re-Openings Due to COVID-19  Lexology

Forging a clean slate: Lawmakers reach compromise to bill to seal criminal records  The Daily News Online

'I brake for ground squirrels': New signs up in Springfield  Bloomington Pantagraph

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

Virginia’s marijuana legalization law is a bit hazy; Here’s what you can do now and what work is ahead  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky lawmakers look to ease process for erasing criminal records  WDRB

Michigan Senate approves tightened restrictions in Sex Offender Registration Act  MLive.com

NC court records should be public, but some are being sealed, investigation shows  WLOS

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State | hudsonvalley360.com  Hudson Valley 360

Second Circuit Affirms First Amendment Right Of Access To Juvenile Prosecutions - Criminal Law - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

Recent Court Decisions of Interest to Local Government Officials  MRSC

A true second chance - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

BRPD wants lawyer held in contempt for sharing footage of officers illegally searching a minor  The Advocate

Ohio makes big changes on criminal justice changes  Dayton Daily News

Sans order, law clerk suit closed to public  The Franklin Sun

Hundreds come to Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office to seal their criminal records  The Florida Times-Union

Few take advantage of expungement law | Regional News | newburyportnews.com  The Daily News of Newburyport

Advancing Gender Equity for Justice-Impacted Women in the Aftermath of COVID-19  Center For American Progress

Texas Senate committee advances body camera bill after House demanded action  The Texas Tribune

Lawsuit Challenges Police Use of Sealed Arrest Records  The New York Times

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

Miami-Dade Program Helps People Expunge or Seal Their Records  WLRN

Seal the deal: New law gives youths a break  Real Change News

Judge Can't Craft Exception to Sealing of Juvenile's Records  Metropolitan News-Enterprise

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

Record-sealing clinic slated for July 2 in New Lex  Zanesville Times Recorder

In dispute over BRPD bodycam release, attorney facing contempt charge asks judge to intervene  The Advocate

How A Sealed Arrest Can Get You Arrested In New York  Gothamist

It's time to unlock higher education for Pennsylvanians with records | Opinion  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Prosecutor outs effort to seal man's juvenile murder conviction  KOMO News

Mobile DA says juvenile records should be public after adult arrest  al.com

Judge seals dismissed strip club felony case against Toledo council candidate  Toledo Blade

Opinion | Have You Ever Been Arrested? Check Here  New York Times

Judge denies former juvenile corrections nurse's motion to seal record  Idaho Press-Tribune

Want your criminal record sealed? Free event can determine whether you’re eligible  Wichita Eagle

FACTCHECK.ORG Obama's 'Sealed' Records  FactCheck.org

Crime as juvenile can't be ground to deny government job: Supreme Court  Times of India

Dear Littler: What employment issues should we keep in mind when hiring seasonal minor employees?  JD Supra

‘Mobbing’ defendant’s court file sealed  Albuquerque Journal

Resource Court system response to COVID-19  Mass.gov

How much jail will my son get for evading and eluding police?  Lawyers.com Blog

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