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

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

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

Michigan bills would seal juvenile records, create automatic expungement  Detroit Free Press

From the Archives: February 2021 – Reason.com  Reason

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

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

Judge could rule next week on Courant’s First Amendment challenge of law sealing some juvenile court cases  Hartford Courant

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

New Report: States Must Do More to Protect Juvenile Records  Colorlines

Court rejects plan to seal juvenile records  Albuquerque Journal

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

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

California Governor Brown Signs SB 312 Authorizing Courts to Seal Juvenile Records for Certain Offenses  ESR NEWS

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

State ruling affirms easier sealing of juvenile-court records  The Seattle Times

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

For juvenile criminal records, privacy is too often a myth  Brookings Institution

California passes legislation permitting individuals to seal juvenile records  Daily Californian

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

Opinion | Sealing Juvenile Records  New York Times

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

State sees surge in requests to seal criminal records  Eagle-Tribune

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

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

Day focuses on sealing juvenile records - DesMoinesRegister.com  DesMoinesRegister.com

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

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

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

New law will erase some juvenile records in Colorado  KKTV 11 News

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

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

Our Nation is Fragmented Over Criminal Record Relief: Report  Crime Report

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

Gov. Northam Signs Law to Decriminalize Simple Possession of Marijuana, Seal Records  bristowbeat.com

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

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

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

Few taking advantage of juvenile expungement law | Merrimack Valley | eagletribune.com  Eagle-Tribune

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

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

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

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

Legislature close to allowing more sealing of juvenile records  Crosscut

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

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

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

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

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

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

Expungement reform bill heads to North Carolina House floor  The Center Square

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

CA Bill Would Expunge Many Criminal Records  Crime Report

Cook County State's Attorney resumes clearing cannabis records  Daily Northwestern

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

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

Tech-Savvy Teens Make It Easier to Clear Juvenile Records  Governing

Life Only Gets Better for Mischief  Thoroughbred Daily News

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

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

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

A 'Record' 152 Laws Reducing Reentry Barriers Passed in 2019  Crime Report

Prosecutor outs effort to seal juvenile murder conviction | HeraldNet.com  The Daily Herald

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

States Are Failing to Protect Juvenile Records, Study Shows  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Governor Signs Bill to Help Juvenile Offenders Seal Criminal Records, Get Jobs After Release  Centralia Chronicle

New Minnesota law makes it easier to expunge criminal records  Minneapolis Star Tribune

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

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

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

Whitmer signs bills to expunge marijuana convictions  RADIO.COM

Hartford Courant files federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Connecticut Juvenile Transfer Act - The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press  Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Land of Lincoln hosts clinic to expunge or seal criminal records in Carbondale  The Southern

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

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

The state asks a federal appeals court to uphold a new law requiring secret trials for teens charged with the most serious crimes  Hartford Courant

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

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

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

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

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'  Grand Forks Herald

Florida sheriff defends keeping childhood shooting secret  WJXT News4JAX

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

Free Expungement Workshop Set for April 11 for Broward Residents • Hollywood Gazette  Hollywood Gazette

Can I receive expungement for my indecent exposure conviction?  Lawyers.com Blog

Path to getting court to seal record not always clear  Virginia Lawyers Weekly

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime Report

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

Mass. still has no clue how many people’s marijuana records should be cleared  The Boston Globe

Sealing or expunging a Massachusetts OUI arrest  Augusta Free Press

Lexi Acello Named School of Law 2020-21 Pro Bono Fellow  University of Arkansas Newswire

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

Schneider: Improving foster care should include juvenile justice reforms  Houston Chronicle

Sunshine Week highlights transparency laws in Massachusetts  Enterprise News

Model Law Proposes Automatic Expungement of Non-Conviction Records  Crime Report

Sealing Criminal Records for the Possibility of Redemption  Pacific Standard

Participatory Defense Could Open Up Juvenile Court, Helping Both Accused, Society  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

The Erasure of the Official Record in a High-Profile Sex Abuse Case Reflects a Growing Trend  Willamette Week