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Clearing criminal records at Life Empowerment ConferenceWCBD News 2CHARLESTON, S.C. - Law students from the Charleston School of Law are preparing to help people clear their criminal records. It's part of the "Lowcountry Life Empowerment Conference". Volunteers will help people learn life skills to become successful ...

Miami Herald
Former police chief in Florida pleads guilty to framing men in racially tinged casesMiami HeraldThe police department reported clearing 29 of 30 burglary cases during Atesiano's tenure as chief, but now that seemingly outstanding record has been refuted by the fact that at least 11 of those cases were based on false arrest reports, according to ...and more »

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Louisville Organizations Mount Effort To Clear Criminal Records En Masse89.3 WFPL News Louisville“We know that the law says after five years if you haven't picked up another charge, your record could be expunged. Why don't we do that?” she said. “How come we can't just automatically expunge someone's charge if it's dismissed?” The League is ...
A criminal defendant's supporters find unlikely ally: Philly's DAPhilly.comThe assistant district attorney handling the case had requested the courtroom clearing, worried about witness intimidation. The defendant's ... Supporters of defendant Allen Robinson, a man with a long criminal record, wanted back inside. They reached ...

The Independent
Cartoon Confusion: Clearing the RecordThe IndependentThat's why I'm writing this column today — to set out the facts of this matter for the purposes of both transparency and hopefully clearing the record. The cartoon in question referenced the criminal proceedings of Kelly Dummitt. It was crafted by our ...

Chico Enterprise-Record
Council votes in chambers cleared after protestChico Enterprise-RecordThe drama overshadowed a 4-3 vote to have the city attorney look into an ordinance on transients blocking the entryways to businesses, taking into an account a U.S. 9th Circuit Court ruling Tuesday that if beds aren't available, you can't make it a ...and more »

Military Times
Troops beware: New security clearance rules could bite youMilitary TimesHistorically, individuals were up for periodic reviews every five to 10 years, depending on the type of clearance. The new, continuous evaluation will include a system that automatically pulls data on workers' financial and criminal records, and ...and more »

New York City District Attorneys Will Clear Thousands of Former Pot ConvictionsMERRY JANEThe NYPD has implemented a new decriminalization policy that will hopefully put an end to minor pot arrests, but there are still hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who have been saddled with criminal records after being busted with tiny amounts of ...

The Mercury News
California lawmakers pass bill to erase old marijuana convictionsThe Mercury NewsBy Paul Elias, The Associated Press. A bill requiring California prosecutors to erase or reduce tens of thousands of marijuana criminal convictions was approved by the state Legislature on Wednesday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.California Passes Bill to Automatically Clear All Former Cannabis ConvictionsMERRY JANECalifornia lawmakers pass bill to erase old pot convictions - AP NewsAP NewsCalifornia lawmakers move to help expunge pot-related convictionsLos Angeles TimesCalifornia Legislative Information - State of Californiaall 259 news articles »

WTAE Pittsburgh
State revoking personal care home's license after finding nearly 100 violationsWTAE PittsburghInvestigators said one staff member was found to be working without clearing a criminal background check. Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reached out to the care home's administrator, Jennifer Succuro, but did not hear back from here after a phone call and ...

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