Virginians could have some criminal records expunged under pending legislation  Martinsville Bulletin

House passes bill automatically sealing many criminal records 8 years after sentence completed  Roanoke Times

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

Former police officer charged with domestic violence  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Automated Justice?  Virginia Connection Newspapers

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

After a Pandemic Pause, ICE Resumes Deportation Arrests  The New York Times

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

Court: Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite domestic violence expungement  St. Cloud Times

Michigan criminal record expungement bills a step closer to Senate vote  Detroit Free Press

Portage County Crime Reports  Record-Courier

Crutcher Foundation gives back to shelter: 'Terence was always feeding the homeless'  Tulsa World

The Thin Blue Line Between Violent, Pro-Trump Militias and Police  The Intercept

Advancing Clean Slate: The Need for Automatic Record Clearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Center For American Progress

'This is a huge step forward': A second chance for Georgians with a criminal history

How Night 2 of the Republican Convention Unfolded  The New York Times

Winfield to swap out Lamont’s Clean Slate bill with a broader measure  The CT Mirror

Maine lawmakers discuss bill that could expunge less serious crimes  Bangor Daily News

Hamilton County assistant prosecutor once charged with domestic violence wants record sealed  The Cincinnati Enquirer

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

New CA bill could remove nearly 50 years of low-level criminal records  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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

Bill Would Retroactively Expunge Eligible Criminal Records Dating Back to 1973 |

Got a criminal record? R.I. A.G. to host open house so you can see if it can be expunged  The Providence Journal

Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite expungement  Minneapolis Star Tribune

First Edition: Sept. 18, 2020  Kaiser Health News

Michigan eyes reform to costly, confusing system of expunging criminal records  Bridge Michigan

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

Biden takes questions and criticizes Trump in drive-in town hall; Trump holds rally in Wis.  The Washington Post

Due Process: Sealing criminal records in Nevada (opinion)  ThisisReno

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

State passes bill to give non-violent former felons a 'Second Chance' for jobs  WABC-TV

Marty Walsh launches pilot program to help residents seal, expunge criminal records

Madison County Residents With A Criminal Record Have A Chance To Wipe The Slate Clean  St. Louis Public Radio

New law clarifies wait time to expunge criminal records  Evening News and Tribune

Criminal Convictions Behind Them, Few Have Had Their Records Sealed  The New York Times

California Bill Would Wipe Low-Level Criminal Records for 2 Million  KTLA

A criminal justice reform would give thousands a clean slate — if only they would apply  Queens Daily Eagle

Lawmakers next year to consider closing criminal records for some offenses  Georgia Recorder

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment  The Colorado Independent

Automatic expungement plan would offer a 'Clean Slate' with bipartisan support  Lansing State Journal

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

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

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

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Allentown Morning Call

Bill would allow more people to get criminal records sealed - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

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

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records

PennDOT resumes issuance of REAL ID; enforcement begins Oct. 1, 2021  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Utah lawmakers pass the 'clean slate' bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement  Salt Lake Tribune

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

Mitigating the Impacts of a Criminal Record on Young Adults in the US  Center For American Progress

Sen. Gary Winfield proposes plan to wipe out misdemeanors and some felony convictions  Hartford Courant

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Bill to give some NC felons second chance at life without a criminal record nears passage

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past

These Political Candidates Are Embracing Their Criminal Records  The Marshall Project

Juvy record debate: Betts’ classmate supports law change, local judge opposes it  Dayton Daily News

Colorado judicial branch posts proposed rule on sealing of court records  The Colorado Independent

Police: Kingston man arrested on domestic violence offenses  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Rauner signs bills to expand criminal record sealing and juvenile record expungement  Illinois Policy

In one year, Pa.‘s Clean Slate law has erased 35 million crimes. What’s next?  Morning Call

New program helps people convicted of low-level crimes clear their records Press

This Week In Conversation: The Case For Criminal Record Expungement  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

R.I. AG’s office holds a record-expungement clinic in Providence. More than 100 people show up.  The Providence Journal

Community Legal Aid expands presence in Wayne County  Wooster Daily Record

Man charged with domestic violence  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

County Board to consider resolution on criminal record expungement bill  Journal Times

Bill to expand criminal record expungement introduced | Local News  The Star Beacon

Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bipartisan 'second chance' bill into law  The Atlanta Voice

Five Things You Didn't Know About Clearing Your Record  The Marshall Project

Vermont considers broadening expungement laws  Valley News

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

Denver efforts to clear marijuana-related convictions from criminal records starts slowly  The Denver Post

House panel approves bill allowing more criminal records to be expunged in R.I.  The Providence Journal

Serial domestic abuser gets 41 years for raping, kidnapping, beating Salem woman  Statesman Journal

Roundtable: Alarming Rate Of Law Enforcement Officers With Criminal Records  KPBS

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  News 5 Cleveland

Delawareans weigh in on bill seeking to expand expungements  Delaware First Media

Organization aims to expunge records of over 100 people in nonviolent marijuana crimes  WBAL TV Baltimore

NC lawmakers send criminal justice reforms to Gov. Cooper; more could be on the way  Raleigh News & Observer

Bills seek to expunge R.I. marijuana convictions  Fall River Herald News

Cincinnati passes ordinance sealing low-level marijuana convictions  WLWT Cincinnati

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate  New Mexico Political Report

Keep all youth criminal records confidential | COMMENTARY  Baltimore Sun

Pennsylvania is sealing 30 million criminal records as part of Clean Slate law  CNN

Bill to expunge records a good start | Editorials |  The Star Beacon

Norfolk County DA supports bill to expunge minor criminal records  Enterprise News

Eye on Augusta: Aquaculture, Criminal Histories, Name Changes for Transgender People & More  Freepress Online

With annulments on the rise, police and victim advocates raise alarm  The Union Leader

Want to Clear Your Record? It'll Cost You $450  The Marshall Project

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

Update to 'News You Can Use: Research Roundup for Re-Entry Advocates'  Center For American Progress

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

Judge's Record-Sealing Denial Highlights 'Shortcomings' of Second-Chance Law  Queens Daily Eagle

STATEMENT: CAP and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Congratulate the Clean Slate Initiative on Hiring Sheena Meade as Its First Managing Director and Announcing New Funders  Center For American Progress

Cannabis brand hosts clinic to expunge hundreds of marijuana convictions  Baltimore Business Journal

New law allows more Md. criminal records to be wiped clean  Herald-Mail Media

New Clean Slate Law allows sealing of certain criminal cases  WPVI-TV