AG Nessel calls for funding to help streamline criminal record expungement process  Fox17

Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill – and the right thing to do  Vermont Biz

RI Public Defender to present workshop on criminal record expungement  The Providence Journal

Criminal Records Linger Long After A Conviction. This Bill Would Allow More People To Seal Their Records.  Patch.com

Advocates, state judicial leaders seek to streamline expungement process  WECT

Advocates Push For Broader Changes To DC Record-Sealing Laws  DCist

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

Opinion: Ease expungement of past crimes and help people gain second chances  OregonLive

AG Nessel joins bipartisan coalition calling on Congress to fund modernization of state systems for sealing and expungement of criminal records  Daily Mining Gazette

RELEASE: Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Expungement clinic will help Iowans clear records of old criminal cases  Des Moines Register

Coloradans Convicted Of Multiple Felonies Could Seal Their Records Under Bill At State Capitol  CBS Denver

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

Coloradans convicted of marijuana possession could easily get their record sealed under new bill  The Colorado Sun

Press Release: AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 22 AGs Calling On Congress To Fund Modernization of State Systems for Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records  The DC Line

Op-Ed by Attorney General Donovan: “Expungement Bill Is a Jobs Bill – and the Right Thing to Do”  EIN News

AGs call on Congress to fund modernization of state systems for sealing, expungement of criminal records  Augusta Free Press

Getting A Second Chance: New MI Expungement Laws Now In Effect  Benton Spirit

April 12, 2021 - Herring Calls on Congress to Fund Modernization of State Systems for Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records  EIN News

Clean Slate Seeks to Empower Communities by Expunging Records: "Not Just to Survive But To Live"  Ms. Magazine

New York's Marijuana Legalization Could Result in Sealing More Than 107,000 Past Convictions  Newsweek

Attorney General Brnovich Co-Leads Bipartisan Coalition Calling on Congress to Modernize State Systems for Sealing and Expunging of Criminal Records  Prescott eNews

Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing Security for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Large Majorities Favor Congressional Proposals Limiting Negative Consequences of Criminal Records for Jobs, Housing, Voting, New UMD Survey Finds  PRNewswire

DUI convictions stay on your record for life in Illinois; lawmaker pushes for record sealing on certain conditions  WQAD.com

Press Release: Councilmember Christina Henderson introduces The Record Expungement Simplification to Offer Relief and Equity (“RESTORE”) Amendment Act of 2021  The DC Line

Ottawa County: Court orders expungement hearing in bomb threat case  Press Publications Inc.

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

Thousands of Texans Would Benefit from a “Clean Slate” – InsideSources  InsideSources

State cannabis reform is putting social justice front and center  Brookings Institution

Criminal justice reform: What is it and why is it important?  freshwatercleveland

Florida could erase some marijuana convictions if this bill passes. But there’s a catch.  Tampa Bay Times

Juvenile Justice bill makes deadline  KOLO

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

Louisiana bill aims to decriminalize marijuana, work towards expungement  KATC Lafayette News

Statewide View: Minnesota is ground zero for fixing criminal-justice system  Duluth News Tribune

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Seal Some Criminal Records  NBC4 Washington

Lawmakers Want to Expunge Some Criminal Records to Boost Job Prospects  Spectrum News

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Virginia's Automatic Record-Sealing Legislation  Center For American Progress

Criminal record expungement: When will Virginia be ready?  Virginia Mercury

ALIEN Thinking: The Unconventional Path to Breakthrough Ideas by Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux & Michael Wade | An Antidote to Orthodoxy  Stanford Social Innovation Review

Attorney General Josh Stein Calls on Congress to Facilitate Second Chances  EIN News

Columbus gets $500,000 to help residents seal criminal records  The Columbus Dispatch

Long deadlocked, Virginia lawmakers reach compromise to seal past criminal convictions  Virginia Mercury

Tarrant County offering virtual clinic to clean criminal records  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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

N.Y. lawmakers propose 'clean slate' measure to clear convictions  New York Daily News

Lawmakers trying to reach compromise on criminal record expungement  Richmond.com

House passes bill automatically sealing many criminal records 8 years after sentence completed  Roanoke Times

Virginia lawmakers pass bill that would allow people to seal some criminal records  The Virginian-Pilot

Erasing the “Scarlet E” of Eviction Records  The Appeal

Learn about expunging a criminal record in Illinois in free Zoom session  WHBF - OurQuadCities.com

A criminal record can be a lifelong sentence. Lawmakers want to provide a clean slate.  Roanoke Times

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

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records  StateScoop

DC bill would simplify sealing criminal records after arrests without conviction  WTOP

Northam Proposes Making Marijuana Possession Legal On July 1  DCist

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

The Women Fighting for Cannabis Justice and Data Transparency in the U.S. Prison System  Vogue

Advancing Clean Slate: The Need for Automatic Record Clearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Center For American Progress

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

Virginia's Sealed and Expunged Records Legislation Doesn't Mean Anything For Your Security Clearance - ClearanceJobs  ClearanceJobs

Committee hears push to seal certain criminal records  Grand Forks Herald

Marty Walsh launches pilot program to help residents seal, expunge criminal records  Boston.com

Boyd hopes to seal records for former criminals  Times Record

California lawmakers eye aiding those with criminal records  FOX40

'Do we believe in redemption or not?': Rep. Evangelos pushes to restore parole to Maine's justice system  PenBayPilot.com

Federal court in St. Louis makes sealing court documents harder  STLtoday.com

Criminal records expungement expansion in Georgia takes effect Jan. 1  The Center Square

Community Legal Aid offers free, online clinics and presentations in April  Mahoning Matters

Delete Your Digital Footprint: How to Remove Your Personal Info From Public Records On The Internet  CL Charlotte

Rosenblum: Virginia needs a stronger expungement bill  Roanoke Times

Virginians could have some criminal records expunged under pending legislation  Richmond.com

Ohio State and community partners developing project to seal criminal records  The Ohio State University News

The problem with 'Clean Slate' policies: Could broader sealing of criminal records hurt more people than it helps?  Niskanen Center

Michigan criminal record expungement bills a step closer to Senate vote  Detroit Free Press

Funders Are Backing a Push to Clean Criminal Records. For Many Involved, it's Personal — Inside Philanthropy  Inside Philanthropy

Attorney general expands program to help Minnesotans seal their criminal records  Bring Me The News

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

Sealing the Record  Alexandria Gazette Packet

Q&A: How To Clear Your Cannabis Arrest Record Without Waiting For Automatic Expungement  WGLT News

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

Pa. residents with court debt could have their records automatically sealed under new bill  WHYY

County: Sealing old criminal records made easier  Winona Post

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

Prop. 207 brings expungement for some, why stop there?  Arizona Capitol Times

Advocates pushing for Clean Slate bill | NY State | hudsonvalley360.com  Hudson Valley 360

Biden, in Pennsylvania, Details $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan  The New York Times

Up Next Biden Proposes Federal Aid To Help States Expunge Marijuana Records  Marijuana Moment

Orange County DA's Rebound Program offers help sealing old criminal convictions  Times Herald-Record

RELEASE: On Its One Year Anniversary, Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law Has Cleared Nearly 35 Million Records  Center For American Progress

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

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

State pressured to wipe away pot arrests | Local News | salemnews.com  The Salem News

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Senators Casey and Ernst for Introducing the Bipartisan Clean Slate Act  Center For American Progress

What HR Needs to Know About Expunged Criminal Records and Background Checks  SHRM

Protesting should not result in a lifelong criminal record  The Washington Post

Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington County attorney's offices launch new expungement tool  KSTP

Pennsylvania To Seal Some Criminal Records Automatically  NPR