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

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

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

Chester County “Clean Slate” program gives youth a fresh start | Opinion

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

Ohio lawmakers seek tighter limits on expunging juvenile records  WLWT Cincinnati

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

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

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

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  Governing

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

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

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

Court rejects plan to seal juvenile records  Albuquerque Journal

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

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

CA Bill Would Expunge Many Criminal Records  Crime Report

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

Sealing Juvenile Records  New York Times

Working to expunge juvenile criminal records

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

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

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

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

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

Police agencies face task of pot offense expungements  Peoria Journal Star

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

Sheriff Gregory Tony has a secet: As a teenager, he shot and killed a man  Florida Bulldog

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

Simple possession of marijuana decriminalized in Virginia, prior conviction records now sealed

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

California passes legislation permitting individuals to seal juvenile records  Daily Californian

Few taking advantage of juvenile record law  The Salem News

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

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

Prosecutor outs effort to seal juvenile murder conviction  The Daily Herald

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

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

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

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

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

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

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

OC Legal Clinic 1 Year Celebration – Voice of OC  VoiceofOC

Influential Gun Rights Group Opposes 'Pink Slip' Bill  WOSU

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

A Utah bank robber didn't want to be seen as a snitch. His fight could change federal court policy.  Salt Lake Tribune

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

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

Cummings, Nadler, Bass, and Booker Reintroduce the REDEEM Act

Judge wrestles with ‘difficult’ decision after bad blood leads to Cicero teen’s death

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

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

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

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

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

Under Pennsylvania's landmark Clean Slate law, 30 million criminal records are now eligible for automatic sealing  Pennsylvania Capital-Star

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  News 5 Cleveland

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

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Teens march on State House for youth jobs  BayStateBanner

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

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

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

The 'magic' of Metra: Higher costs, lower service  Illinois Policy

5 Best Criminal Attorneys in Dallas  Kev's Best

The slow grind for criminal justice reform in Florida  The Ledger

COA allows transgender women to seal name-change records  Indiana Lawyer

Update: Officer suffers broken leg on stabbing call; Hickory man charged  Hickory Daily Record

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

Illinois schools are top heavy, and it's crushing the classroom  Illinois Policy

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

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

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

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

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

It is time for a Cannabis Opportunity Agenda  Brookings Institution

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

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

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

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

Can Denver's Next Try at Clearing Old Pot Crimes Bear More Fruit?  Westword

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

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

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

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

Obama's 'Sealed' Records

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

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

Florida GOP leaders again pitching criminal justice reforms, but change has come slowly  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Michael Skakel fires the high-profile defense lawyers who won a reversal of his conviction in a notorious, Gre  Hartford Courant

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

Scrubbing The Past To Give Those With A Criminal Record A Second Chance  KPBS

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

Free legal services for people trying to seal their criminal records  The Denver Post

Wisconsin expungement law proposal would give more second chances | Casey Hoff  The Sheboygan Press

Sealing Criminal Records for the Possibility of Redemption  Pacific Standard

Why Does the US Sentence Children to Life in Prison?  JSTOR Daily

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

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