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

New Miami woman joins village council as felony record outcome is in dispute  Hamilton Journal News

Man sentenced to 20 years for role in 2009 murder of CU grad student KUSA

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

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

Ohio lawmakers seek tighter limits on expunging juvenile records  WLWT Cincinnati

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  Governing

Senators advance bill to seal juvenile court records earlier  Lincoln Journal Star

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

5 Best Criminal Attorneys in Dallas  Kev's Best

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

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

Newspaper Challenges Law That Would Seal Skakel Murder Case  U.S. News & World Report

Ailing Inmate Pins Clemency Hopes on Cuomo  THE CITY

From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado's criminal justice system is getting a makeover  The Colorado Sun

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington Post

Illinois police agencies face task of pot offense expungements  Rockford Register Star

Court rejects plan to seal juvenile records  Albuquerque Journal

Sealing Juvenile Records  New York Times

Sunshine Week highlights transparency laws in Massachusetts  The Patriot Ledger

Weekend Review  Sky Sports

Cummings, Nadler, Bass, and Booker Reintroduce the Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act  Lasentinel

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

Police agencies face task of pot offense expungements  Peoria Journal Star

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

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

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

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

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

California passes legislation permitting individuals to seal juvenile records  Daily Californian

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

OC Legal Clinic 1 Year Celebration  VoiceofOC

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

An Unlikely Group Wants to Raise California's Juvenile Justice Age to 20  The Chronicle of Social Change

Another MOULTON challenger — The story of GALVIN and DiMASI — POLITO outraises BAKER  Politico

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

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

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

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

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

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

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

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

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

Judge orders new pre-sentencing report in Ielpi case  Brattleboro Reformer

States Passed Record 94 'Restoration' Laws So Far This Year  Crime Report

A Second Chance for Trafficking Survivors: Advocates Work to Clear Their Records  CBN News

Prosecutor outs effort to seal juvenile murder conviction  The Daily Herald

Court suspends juvenile record amendments  Albuquerque Journal

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

PA's 'Clean Slate' To Seal 30 Million Criminal Records  Crime Report

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fair and Equal  OZY

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

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

DA moves to seal sex tape case again  The Franklin Sun

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

Polis to sign bills on alcohol, justice and wages Tuesday

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

Butler County prosecutor fights to keep New Miami woman off council  Hamilton Journal News

THE BIG DEAL: 2019 Colorado Legislature bets big with new laws for everyone  Sentinel Colorado

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

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

How Miami-Dade Prosecutors Deliver a 'Second Chance'  Crime Report

A Fresh Start: Expunging Criminal Convictions  Crime Report

Convicted killer wants record sealed, prosecutor pushes back

Former O.C. probation officer uses career as a backdrop in her mystery novels  Los Angeles Times

De Castroverde Law Group launches service to help clients seal criminal records  Nevada Business Magazine

Don't Be Fooled -- Kamala Harris's "Criminal Justice" Plan Is Not Progressive  Truthout

Woman accused of bludgeoning husband wants Supreme Court to seal her case  Hartford Courant

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

Legislature Clears the Way for Expunging Minor Drug Offenses  NJ Spotlight

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

How Mining Criminal History Records Can Shape the Future of Criminal Justice  Crime Report

Obama's 'Sealed' Records

Florida’s latest assault on transparency: sealing names of foster parents | Opinion  Miami Herald

200 new Colorado laws are taking effect this summer. Here are 9 worth noting.  The Coloradoan

Cooper signs law making it easier for some to clear criminal slates  News & Observer

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

Opinion | Trying Juveniles  New York Times

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

Cuomo's “Carceral Humanism”  Jacobin magazine

High court rejects state's efforts to seal grand jury reviews of officer-involved deaths  Omaha World-Herald

Civil Justice Needs Federal Leadership  Center For American Progress

The Dangerous Myth That Juvenile Criminal Records Are Sealed Forever  Vocativ

More Second Chances for Washington Youth with New Juvenile Justice Diversion Law  The Chronicle of Social Change

Decriminalize Homelessness, Make Record Clearing More Accessible  Youth Today

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Mount Vernon woman sues staffing firms for blocking job over juvenile record  Westfair Online

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

Sealing Criminal Records for the Possibility of Redemption  Pacific Standard

Criminal Justice, Climate Change, and Medicare for All: A Reading List on Some of Cory Booker's Key Issues  Pacific Standard

Free birth certificate clinic to be held in Norristown June 25  The Times Herald

The real cost of selling juvenile records for pennies per name