A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities  freshwatercleveland

Virginia Marijuana Bill to Bar Applicant Questions on Decriminalized Charges  JD Supra

A clean slate in the age of coronavirus  Newsday

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

STATEMENT: CAP and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Congratulate the Clean Slate Initiative on Hiring Sheena Meade as Its First Managing Director and Announcing New Funders  Center For American Progress

Former Attorney General, Lawmakers And Police Leaders Call For Federal Marijuana Legalization Waivers  Marijuana Moment

A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests the SBA Is Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years  Entrepreneur

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

Got a criminal record? R.I. A.G. to host open house so you can see if it can be expunged  The Providence Journal

The Pittsburgh Steelers Want to Help Expunge Your Criminal Record  Filter

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

Ohio Rep. Rogers introduces bill to simplify criminal record sealing process  News-Herald.com

The Importance of Record Sealing and Expunging - Press Release  Digital Journal

Most Members Of New Biden-Sanders Criminal Justice Task Force Back Marijuana Legalization  Marijuana Moment

State momentum in criminal record sealing fuels federal clean slate bill | TheHill  The Hill

NY Lawmakers Exploring Expansion of Program to Seal Past Criminal Records | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Two years on, state record sealing law has underwhelming impact in NYC  Queens Daily Eagle

In DC, Sealing Your Criminal Record Can Be Harder Than Almost Anywhere Else  Washington City Paper

House Democratic leader urges GOP to help combat racism, enact Kasich panel ideas  The Columbus Dispatch

Why states are rushing to seal tens of millions of old criminal records  The Economist

Gov. Pritzker is commuting sentences because of pandemic. Compassionate pardons should follow  Chicago Sun-Times

Sen. Dill seeks to expunge nonviolent criminal records that create 'second-class citizens'  mainebeacon.com

Assembly Democrats seek to seal more criminal records to help those who have reformed  amNY

Getting a Job with a Criminal Record Post COVID-19  Lexology

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

Ramsey, Washington counties roll out effort to help residents seal criminal records  KSTP

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

Pennsylvania To Seal Some Criminal Records Automatically  NPR

Second Annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) Helps People Clear Criminal Records  Forbes

Due Process: Sealing criminal records in Nevada (opinion)  ThisisReno

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

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

Interesting Public Access Decision as to the R. Kelly / Drea Kelly Divorce Case  Reason

Expunging records with new technology  ABA Journal

Clean Slate: Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records in MA  Patch.com

Allegheny County Launches ‘Project Reset’ To Help Residents Expunge Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

New bill would automate process of criminal record expungement for certain convictions  Detroit Metro Times

Activists push for expunging certain criminal records in NYS  Times Union

Youngstown clinic planned for sealing criminal records  WKBN.com

Wisconsin Needs to Expand Expungement of Old Criminal Records  Shepherd Express

California bill would seal 2 million criminal records  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Proposal to seal expungement petitions from public reversed  Albuquerque Journal

Free clinic helps get criminal records expunged  WSIL TV

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  Governing

The Benefits of Sealing and Expunging Cannabis Records  Business West

Hampden County DA educating public on how to seal, expunge criminal records  WWLP.com

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past  newportri.com

Nearly 600000 New Yorkers Are Eligible to Have Their Records Sealed. Fewer Than 1800 of Them Have Succeeded.  The Appeal

Historic Pa. law to automatically seal millions of criminal charges starting Friday  WHYY

Expungement Clinic In Homewood Saturday To Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

New expungement law expands list of offenses that can be scrubbed  vtdigger.org

Record Numbers Signed Up For Expungement Summit  WILL News - Illinois Public Media

Expungement clinic provides first step for people who hope to leave criminal records behind  WCPO

Expunged  Governing

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

Expungement Reform Law Brings Sweeping Changes to Marijuana Convictions in NJ | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

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

New program helps people convicted of low-level crimes clear their records  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

District Attorney Anthony Gulluni holds forum on wiping out criminal records to help people improve their li  MassLive.com

Automatic Sealing and Expungement Initiative announced | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

Free legal clinic can help seal criminal records  NBC4 WCMH-TV

Colorado judicial branch posts proposed rule on sealing of court records  The Colorado Independent

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  Press-Enterprise

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

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

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles Times

Local agencies pull officers from protest security  CBS46 News Atlanta

Lawmakers next year to consider closing criminal records for some offenses  Georgia Recorder

Why other states should follow the lead on New Jersey clean slate law | TheHill  The Hill

Popular Expungement Expos can help those with criminal records  Tulsa World

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

How do you expunge a criminal record in Massachusetts? This seminar in Worcester will offer information and a  MassLive.com

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

A criminal justice reform would give thousands a clean slate — if only they would apply  Queens Daily Eagle

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment  The Colorado Independent

People Convicted of Low-Level Marijuana Crimes in Manhattan Will Have Records Sealed  The Wall Street Journal

New Study Ranking State Requirements for Misdemeanor Expungement Emphasizes Need for Criminal Justice Reform  PRNewswire

Madison County Residents With A Criminal Record Have A Chance To Wipe The Slate Clean  St. Louis Public Radio

New Illinois law ends $120 fee to clear false criminal records in Cook County  Illinois Policy

New bill will seal records for minor crimes  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Allentown Morning Call

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

Dante Servin’s record won’t be expunged in death of Rekia Boyd  Chicago Sun-Times

Getting marijuana convictions expunged in Illinois: What you need to know about the process  Chicago Tribune

She's Wiping the Slate Clean on 30 Million Criminal Records  OZY

Hampden DA’s Office holds expungement, record sealing workshop  WWLP.com

R.I. bills seek to expunge marijuana convictions  The Providence Journal

Center for Arkansas Legal Services to host record sealing clinic  Hot Springs Sentinel

Cobb seals 100 minor arrest records  MDJOnline.com

About 160,000 People in New York to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear  The New York Times

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records  brennancenter.org

Criminal Convictions Behind Them, Few Have Had Their Records Sealed  The New York Times

A second chance in life  Illinois Times

It is time for a Cannabis Opportunity Agenda  Brookings Institution

How Cannabis Expungement Will Work In McLean County  WGLT News

National Expungement Week Highlights States' Lack Of Legal Repair Efforts  Forbes

Group seeks to expand Georgia's expungement law | News  The Albany Herald

Filing fee eliminated to seal records  El Dorado News-Times

Chester County starts wiping slate clean on arrest records  Daily Local News