Breaking the lifelong stigma of a criminal recordThe Philadelphia TribuneFor this reason, clearing criminal records is one of the most impactful ways to help people access opportunities. That is why Black Lives Matter Philadelphia and Community Legal Services have begun partnering on holding expungement clinics. It is also ...

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Cooper signs law making it easier for some to clear criminal slatesNews & ObserverSome people who have been convicted of non-violent crimes, done their time and showed that they can stay out of trouble with the law could soon have an easier and shorter path to getting their record cleared from public view. Gov. Roy Cooper signed a ...NC Gov. Cooper: Gov. Cooper Signs Law Securing Thriving Solar Industry, Shows Commitment to Wind Energy with ...Governor Roy Cooperall 32 news articles »

wreg.com
Expungement clinic to offer help clearing records Saturdaywreg.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. — An event this weekend is offering help for people who want to get an arrest off their record and go to work. The Non-Conviction Expungement Clinic and Job Resource Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bloomfield Full ...and more »

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Op-ed: Expungements can erase the stigma that haunts people of colorNewsworks.orgCriminal records create a lifelong stigma that leads employers, landlords, and school admissions officers to make assumptions about applicants, and to shut people with criminal records out of the opportunities that should be available to them. This ...and more »

Lexington Herald Leader
Matthew Harris Jouett Day to feature rarely seen religious paintingLexington Herald LeaderIf you have a criminal record that is preventing you from getting a job, make plans to attend a free information session on clearing your criminal record at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at Kentucky Community and Technical College System, 300 North Main Street ...

eNews Park Forest
New Report Finds More Must Be Done to Fully and Effectively Implement Policies that Help Prevent Labor ...eNews Park ForestTo alleviate the effects of having a criminal record, 29 states to date have adopted so-called ban the box policies, which require employers to remove the box on a job applications that asks about an applicant's criminal record and hold off on ...

Bradenton Herald
It's right to pay the wrongly convicted in FloridaBradenton HeraldIn the past, if an exoneree had another, unrelated felony conviction on his criminal record — the state was off the hook from having to pay for restitution for the wrongful incarceration. Only a handful of people unjustly convicted have received ...

The Guardian
'Straight up bullshit': inmates paid $1 to clear homeless camps they once lived inThe GuardianBeing homeless doesn't necessarily lead to crime, but a criminal record can mean rejections when applying to rent property, for instance, while drug use, which is more common on the streets than among the general population, raises the risk of ...

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Oregon refuge occupier Darryl Thorn taken into custody amid ...OregonLive.comAccording to a federal prosecutor, Thorn's girlfriend called 911 twice on the night of Aug. 6, saying Thorn had called her from a room of the Monument Motel, ...and more »

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