Ehud Olmert asks Israel's president to expunge his criminal record  JTA News

Understanding how criminal records are sealed | Law You Can Use

A 'Record' 152 Laws Reducing Reentry Barriers Passed in 2019  Crime Report

NBC 10 I-Team: Clearing your name  Turn to 10

Opinion: Clean Slate Act will give people meaningful access to second chances  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Change in state law causes increase in the clearing of criminal records in Hamilton County  WLWT Cincinnati

Pop-Up Clinics Are Helping Free People From Their Old Weed Criminal Records  VICE

4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record; Savannah attorneys want to help  WSAV-TV

Travis County to host 'expunction expo' in February

Los Angeles uses tech to wipe out 66000 old Pot Convictions  Lasentinel

Clean Slate: New law makes clearing your record, getting back to work easier  FOX13 Memphis

Colorado Attorney General Talks Marijuana Crime Expungement, Social Equity | Westword  Westword

Pasadena joins LA DA in effort to erase past marijuana convictions  Pasadena Weekly

Local ICE Director Calls Tactical Border Agents In Boston A 'Force Multiplier'  WBUR

Proposals to ease post-prison transitions en route to lawmakers this session  The CT Mirror

L.A. County district attorney to wipe 66,000 marijuana convictions  Los Angeles Times

The benefits of clearing your record and how to do it

Clearing Records To Get Jobs  WMUK

Santa Monica Joins County in Clearing Marijuana Convictions  Santa Monica Mirror

4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record; attorneys want to help  RochesterFirst

Former Gov. Blagojevich Released From Prison After President Trump Commutes ‘Tremendously Powerful, Ridiculous Sentence’  CBS Pittsburgh

Overcoming barriers to employment  Union Daily Times

Trump's pardon of Bernie Kerik also apparently wiped out Kerik's $103,300 debt to taxpayers  The Week

Russia: Quash Conviction of Peaceful Protester  Human Rights Watch

Virginia Marijuana Decriminalization Gets Closer To Governor's Desk With New Amendments  Marijuana Moment

Mike Bloomberg Calls For Marijuana Decriminalization And Expungements In New Plan  Marijuana Moment

The Erasure of the Official Record in a High-Profile Sex Abuse Case Reflects a Growing Trend  Willamette Week

Local News Florida sheriffs and police chiefs debunk misconceptions surrounding drug arrests 6:19 PM, Feb  WTXL ABC 27

Don't Shoot PDX opens center, will host 'expungement clinic'  Pamplin Media Group

Our 2020 Primary Election Guide  Triad City Beat

State Roundup, February 20, 2020

Fact-checking Trump’s Super Bowl ad about criminal justice reform  Austin American-Statesman

How Much Does It Help To Expunge A Criminal Record? Local Study Seeks To Find Out  90.5 WESA

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill  Marijuana Moment

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

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

Criminals buying guns. Why is the system failing?  WKRC TV Cincinnati

John Legend gives encore endorsement of Kim Foxx in Cook County state’s attorney’s race  Chicago Tribune

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  The Mercury News

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

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

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

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita Eagle

Get help expunging your criminal record at this Lansing clinic  Lansing State Journal

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

Here’s why Oracle employees are outraged with CEO Larry Ellison  Yahoo News

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & Observer

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

Criminal expungements a possibility for more West Virginians  West Virginia MetroNews

Some with Criminal Records Get a Possible Second Chance  9&10 News

Texas judges may have overstepped by clearing violent criminal records

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

Illinois is expunging marijuana convictions from nearly 800,000 criminal records  CNN International

Trapped paraglider rescued from power lines in California  Yahoo News

Illinois marijuana legalization allows criminal record clearing  KMOX

Have an old criminal record? Today, Pennsylvania starts sealing 30 million of them automatically.  The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

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

Legal group offering clinics on clearing marijuana convictions from criminal records  The Oakland Press

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

Pathways 2 Pardons Event Tuesday Offers Free Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

How much does it help to expunge a criminal record? Western Pa. study seeks to find out

New Court Ruling Could Make Expungement Unaffordable For Some Kentuckians  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

Pete Buttigieg Pressed On Marijuana Enforcement And Decriminalizing Drugs In Debate  Marijuana Moment

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  WLOS

For many, even 'automatic' clearing of marijuana records could be complicated  Crain's Chicago Business

Sheena Morris’ mother: ‘What are they trying to hide?’  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BAE Systems annual earnings meet forecasts, sees more growth this year  Yahoo News

Clean slate: Expungements a complex, confusing second chance  Traverse City Record Eagle

Provide reasons for fielding candidates with criminal record: Supreme Court to political parties  Mumbai Live

States prepare to purge tens of thousands of pot convictions  Los Angeles Times

After Being Fired From Moore County Sheriff's Office, Ex-Deputy Wins 'Vindication'  Southern Pines Pilot

Op-Ed: How California can use technology to wipe the slate clean for millions with criminal records  Los Angeles Times

Marijuana Decriminalization Approved By Virginia Senate And House  Marijuana Moment

Illinois' pot law takes expungement a step further  Kankakee Daily Journal

Undoing the Damage of the Drug War  Rolling Stone

Free expungement clinic offers opportunity to clean up court records  Citizen Times

Automatic Sealing? Expungement? As They Legalize Marijuana, New York Lawmakers Negotiate Clearing Criminal Records  Gotham Gazette

People with criminal records deserve a second chance — and business can help provide it | TheHill  The Hill

Democratic State Lawmakers Push to Automatically Expunge 1 Million Criminal Convictions  KTLA Los Angeles

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

How Do You Clear Your Criminal Record? Ask Seth Rogen.  InsideHook

Indian mining giant Adani fined for misleading Queensland government on land clearing

Clearing 235,000 marijuana records would not be automatic under new bill  Detroit Free Press

Mass. still has no clue how many people’s marijuana records should be cleared  The Boston Globe

Study: Few Michigan residents try to get convictions erased  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Kalamazoo County Bar Association looks to give people a chance at clearing their record  WWMT-TV

Seth Rogen Details How to Clear Your Criminal Record in New PSA  Rolling Stone

Many Californians can clear criminal records, but don’t. This bill would make it automatic  San Francisco Chronicle

Gov. Whitmer promised to expunge marijuana-related criminal records in Michigan. Those convicted are still waiting.  Detroit Metro Times

Dallas County to Hold Event to Clear Some People's Criminal Records  Dallas Observer

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

Expungement help desk giving people second chances at life  WRTV Indianapolis

Some states are expunging marijuana-related convictions. Why isn't Michigan?  Michigan Radio

Bernie Sanders's Marijuana Plan Is More Than Legalization, It's A Matter Of Justice (Op-Ed)  Marijuana Moment

Cook County is partnering with a tech nonprofit to expunge cannabis records. Here’s what to know about Code f  Chicago Tribune