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Atlanta Journal Constitution
Fulton holding another event to help people expunge arrest recordsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionFulton County wants to help clear arrests, charges and minor blemishes from citizens' criminal records through a free expungement event on Aug. 11. People who have been arrested for misdemeanors, but not convicted, by the Fulton County Sheriff, Fulton ...

Reason
TV Station Ordered to Expunge Archived Story About Teacher's Dismissed Domestic Violence ChargesReasonIn many states, a person who has been charged with a crime can petition to expunge his records when the charges are dropped, as the charges against Barone were. (Indeed, even people who have been convicted of some kinds of crimes can petition to ...

The Southern
Land of Lincoln hosts clinic to expunge or seal criminal records in CarbondaleThe SouthernThe expungement of a criminal record is the process in which the record is destroyed. The sealing of a record is when the documents are hidden. Mckinzie said clients are informed when a record is sealed that certain professions could still have access ...Local groups host clinic to seal and expunge criminal offensesWSIL TVall 3 news articles »

Spectrum News
Wayne County helping expunge charges for eligible citizensSpectrum News"Those charges were pending about five years and they were dismissed," said expungement client Dkeya Nickerson. "They still stuck to my record since then and that's a hard situation." Organizers of the clinic say anyone who had charges in Wayne County ...

WKYC.com
Judge denies request to expunge record of former Brimfield police chiefWKYC.comA Portage County judge denied a request to expunge and seal the criminal record of former Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver. The request comes about a year after Oliver was convicted of four misdemeanor charges, including attempted theft in office ...

The Philadelphia Tribune
Delaware to expunge single pot convictionsThe Philadelphia TribuneUnder a bill that passed in the final hour of the General Assembly session last Sunday morning, nearly 1,300 people with a single conviction of marijuana possession or use could get an automatic expungement, according to data from the Delaware Criminal ...and more »

New SC expungement law set to give offenders a better chance to enter workforceWIS"The new law significantly also expands the types of convictions that can be expunged to include first offense, simple drug possession, and first offense possession with intent to distribute drug crimes after a period of good behavior," Dudek said. The ...

Toledo Blade
Bill would expunge criminal records of human-trafficking victimsToledo BladeCOLUMBUS — Human-trafficking victims forced to prostitute themselves, steal, or commit other crimes for the profit of their pimps could seek to have their crimes expunged from the justice system under a bill headed to Gov. John Kasich's desk. “All too ...

Legislature overrides bill to expunge low-level criminal recordsGSA BusinessHenry McMaster's veto of a bill designed to expunge criminal records. Supporters of the new law say it will provide a boost to a shrinking labor pool and improve employment chances for South Carolinians released from prison. The bill had received ...and more »

MERRY JANE
Rhode Island Now Allows Former Cannabis Offenders to Expunge Their RecordsMERRY JANEAny individual who has been arrested for possessing an ounce or less of weed is now allowed to petition the court to have such “crimes” expunged from their rap sheets. Courts will grant the service at no cost, provided that the petitioner has already ...

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