Sealing the Past: Criminal Record Reform Could Help Coloradans Outlive Their Mistakes  Westword

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

Automatic Clearing of Records  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

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

How to get your criminal record sealed or expunged in Pennsylvania  The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

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

Sealing of Juvenile Records FAQs | Probation  San Mateo County

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

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

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

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

From prison to chaplain: Ga. law helped free me from past. More ex-offenders deserve same.  USA TODAY

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

As other states ease the impact of marijuana convictions, Iowans continue to face harsh consequences

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

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

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

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

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

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

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

Expungement Crisis: The Long Wait to Restore 'Ruined Lives'  Crime Report

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

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

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI | Regional News |  The Daily News of Newburyport

DC AG will help expunge arrest records for June 2020 protesters

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

What Pennsylvania employers can and can't do when you have a criminal record  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Whitmer to sign bills clearing path for expungement of first time drunken driving offenses

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

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

Whitmer signs remaining bills allowing expungement for most first-time drunken driving offenses

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

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

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

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

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

Why are records in 2 York homicide cases sealed? Clerk of courts won't release judge orders  York Daily Record/Sunday News

State Policymakers Are Working to Change How Courts Handle Eviction Cases  The Pew Charitable Trusts

What's contained in the 2 York homicide cases that were sealed? We now have the records.  York Daily Record

Road to the 2021 Breeders' Cup: All Eyes on Keeneland For Fall Stars Weekend  America's Best Racing

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

Annual Review of New Criminal Justice Legislation | New York Law Journal

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

Clerk of courts provides some — not all — records about sealing of 2 York homicide cases  York Daily Record

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Crime Records | Department of Public Safety  the Texas Department of Public Safety

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

UH Law Center Combines Forces with Center for Urban Transformation to Expand Pro Bono Juvenile Justice  PRNewswire

Michigan House approves drunken driving expungement for first-time offenders

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill this week | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

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

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

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

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

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

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

Don't ask college applicants about juvenile records. Teens grow up and need opportunity.  USA TODAY

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

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

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

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

Prosecutors explain how to get a criminal conviction off your record  GazetteNET

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

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

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

Michigan Senate approves tightened restrictions in Sex Offender Registration Act

Online Criminal Records Impose 'Digital Punishment' on Millions of Americans: Study  Crime Report

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

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

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

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

UH Law Center Celebrates Seven Years of Pre-Law Pipeline Program and Strengthens Diversity, Racial Justice and Human Rights Initiative  PRNewswire

Del. pastor who delivered Biden’s inaugural prayer supports ‘clean slates’ for formerly incarcerated  WHYY

Nottingham report: Easterby with double seals seasonal best  Racing TV

Public Records Act Court Decisions  MRSC

Ohio makes big changes on criminal justice changes  Dayton Daily News

Mobile DA says juvenile records should be public after adult arrest

Calif. Senate OKs bills on computer classes, juvenile record sealing  Los Angeles Times

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

California Legislation to Watch in 2021: Criminal Justice Reform  Knock LA

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

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

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

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

New York Legislature To Act On Some (But Not All) Criminal Justice Measures

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

'Mobbing' defendant's court file sealed  Albuquerque Journal

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

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

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

How to help someone coming out of the criminal justice system  PBS NewsHour