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Fast Company
This algorithm is quickly clearing old marijuana convictions in San FranciscoFast CompanyWhen Proposition 64 legalized marijuana in California, it also meant that people with old marijuana convictions could petition to have those offenses taken off their criminal record or downgraded to lower-level crimes. That process takes time and money ...San Francisco will use new technology to automatically reduce marijuana convictions under Prop. 64: 'It's about ...Los Angeles TimesOverturning Old Marijuana Convictions Just Got EasierSF WeeklyDA to streamline review of felony marijuana convictions for dismissalSan Francisco Examinerall 11 news articles »

Daily Northwestern
Council approves ordinance to expunge juvenile criminal recordsDaily NorthwesternThe ordinance requires the city to automatically expunge law enforcement records if the events occurred before the individual's 18th birthday, one year has passed since the date of the arrest, no petition for delinquency or criminal charges were filed ...

Gizmodo
San Francisco Wants to Use Algorithms to Clear Thousands of ...GizmodoThe San Francisco District Attorney's office is partnering with Code for America to trial a new algorithm to hasten clearing marijuana convictions. California's ...San Francisco To Adopt Software App To Help Automatically Clear ...HuffPostThe Algorithm Written To Dismiss Old Marijuana ConvictionsGreen Rush Dailyall 6 news articles »

Fort Worth Star Telegram
Fort Worth man spent 19 years in prison. Now a court has overturned his convictionFort Worth Star TelegramOn Wednesday, Nolley took another step toward ultimately clearing his record when the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the highest criminal court in the state, overturned his murder conviction. “We are glad, but not surprised, by the Court of Criminal ...

High Times
Delaware Could Clear Past Minor Marijuana Convictions From ...High TimesMaking good on the decriminalization bill it passed in 2015, a new bill in Delaware could clear past minor marijuana convictions from records for more than 1000 ...and more »

Herb (blog)
How Canada's legalization plan is leaving behind social justiceHerb (blog)“It's a question of fairness,” says Annamaria Enenajor, campaign director for Cannabis Amnesty, a group of activists circulating a petition to demand that the government expunge non-violent cannabis offenses from criminal records. “We want the ...

USA TODAY
Seattle may abolish hundreds of pot convictions in light of legal ...USA TODAYMore than 500 people stand to have their criminal records for minor marijuana possession cleared out after voters legalized cannabis.Seattle seeks to abolish hundreds of pot convictions in light of legal marijuanaWFMYNews2.comCity of Seattle Files Motion to Vacate Marijuana Possession Convictions - Mayor Jenny A. DurkanMayor Jenny A. Durkan - City of SeattleMayor Durkan and City Attorney Holmes Announce the City of Seattle Will Move to Vacate Misdemeanor Marijuana ...Mayor Jenny A. Durkan - Seattle.govKIRO Seattle -KIRO Seattleall 19 news articles »

Expungement training sessions offered todayElizabethtown News EnterpriseA pair of meetings designed to help people interested in clearing their criminal record will be held today at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. The expungement information sessions are designed for those who cannot afford an attorney but want to ...

Allentown Morning Call
DA clears trooper in fatal Walmart shooting; suspect, banned from ...Allentown Morning CallAuthorities have cleared a Pennsylvania state trooper in the killing of a suspected shoplifter at the Walmart in Lower Macungie Township who was armed with a ...and more »

Suspect in fatal Walmart shooting, banned from buying guns, had ...Pocono RecordThe suspected Walmart shoplifter shot and killed by a state trooper in March was armed with a homemade gun assembled from parts sold on the internet, even ...and more »

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