Nevada bill would let sex trafficking victims expunge criminal records  Las Vegas Review-JournalCARSON CITY — A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate Monday would permit victims of sex trafficking or forced prostitution to seek expungement of ...

Attorneys host clinic to help expunge criminal records, open up better employment opportunities  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Local attorneys are partnering with the Urban League of Greater Madison to help people with past convictions or arrests erase them from their records in an ...

Bill To Expand Criminal Expungement Advances In Ky. Legislature  89.3 WFPL News LouisvilleMore Kentuckians with low-level felony convictions would be able to clear their criminal records after a waiting period under a bill that passed out of a state ...

DuPage judge will not expunge record of former Schaumburg cop  Chicago Daily HeraldFormer Schaumburg police officer John Cichy's request to have all criminal charges erased from his record was denied Wednesday by a DuPage County judge.

Foxx vows to expunge all misdemeanor pot convictions, pushes full legalization  Chicago Sun-TimesCook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx came out in support of marijuana legalization and laid out a plan to wipe clean all minor pot convictions during a ...

Expunge convictions for medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But don’t stop there  Kansas City StarLawmakers want to expunge misdemeanor convictions for potential medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But legislators shouldn't stop at protecting the rights ...

Republicans, Democrats seek to expunge more court records to help low-level offenders get jobs  Milwaukee Journal SentinelMADISON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday proposed allowing judges to seal more records of low-level criminal offenses, which they said could help ...

Lawmakers hopes to pass legislation allowing convicts to ask judges to expunge records  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3A group of lawmakers is trying again to pass legislation that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge their records. The bill introduced Tuesday has ...

Rutgers Law School offering free expungement sessions in Camden  Cherry Hill Courier PostStaff will offer general information sessions on how to clear some criminal convictions.

Brunswick DAs office will help expunge criminal records  StarNewsOnline.comBOLIVIA -- Brunswick County residents with certain past convictions will get the chance to have those records taken off the books. On Wednesday the Brunswick ...

Judge Won't Expunge Former Schaumburg Officer's Record  U.S. News & World ReportSCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied a former suburban Chicago police officer's request to expunge criminal charges from his record in connection ...

Washington Proposal Would Expunge 200000 Cannabis Crimes  GanjapreneurThe Washington State legislature has proposed House and Senate companion bills that, if passed, would grant clemency for some Washingtonians convicted of ...

Urban League seeks volunteers for free expungement clinic, as bills to lower filing fee stall  Insider LouisvilleThe Louisville Urban League is seeking legal volunteers to help with expungement paperwork for 400 individuals between now and their March 2 free clinic.

Lawmakers to consider broad expungement reform  vtdigger.orgAs lawmakers prepare to propose legislation that would broaden Vermont's expungement policies, representatives from Vermont Legal Aid and the Attorney ...

Expungement Legislation Moves To Senate  ekbtv.comFrankfort, KY. — Legislation to extend Kentucky's expungement program to additional people convicted of low-level felonies advanced out of a state Senate ...

Addressing expungement: County attorney to have informational presentation  The MirrorLeavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson will be putting on a town hall to discuss the Leavenworth County Expungement Day next week in Leavenworth.

States with Vacatur and Expungement Laws  KVUE.com30 states allow trafficking victims to get crimes removed from their records if they were forced to commit them under someone else's control. Texas does not have ...

Procedure to expunge criminal record  News24THE Mount Road Police would like to make the community aware of the procedure that must be followed when applying for a criminal record to be expunged.

Oregon lawmakers consider bill to expunge some marijuana convictions  KEZI TVAn attorney in Springfield said if passed, the bill could benefit numerous people in the community.

Bill would allow some to expunge prostitution from record  ABC17News.comA Missouri House committee will consider a bill that addresses the prosecution of prositution crimes, including giving child offenders the ability to wipe their ...

CT pot legalization could include expungement of criminal records  Hartford BusinessSenate Democrats unveiled a slew of proposals Wednesday that would not only legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use, but also expunge ...

News to know for Feb. 22: Richmond 34 honored; Bill to raise tobacco sale age signed; National Margarita Day  WWBT NBC12 NewsAlso, student charged in Henrico school hoax, Lt. Brad Clark named Firefighter of the Year, Florida sex trafficking ring busted.

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester ReporterLast year's reform law expanded process Massachusetts residents with a history of criminal activity or court appearances are increasingly seeking to seal or, ...

NJ Mayors Want To Expunge Low-Level Marijuana Offenses  wbgo.orgA coalition of New Jersey Mayors are calling on state lawmakers to consider passing a bill that would expunge all misdemeanor convictions for possession of.

Wisconsin lawmakers resurrect expungement bill  WMTVA group of lawmakers is trying again to pass legislation that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge their records.

Bill proposes some marijuana charges be expunged  News-Press NowWhile Missouri lawmakers are working out the specifics of medical marijuana, legislators now also are looking at other areas the amendment affects. One such ...

Bill provides automatic expungement upon full acquittal | Local News | dailylocal.com  Daily Local NewsHARRISBURG — The Justice Action Network, the largest bipartisan organization working to reform the justice system at the state and federal level, applauded ...

Bill calls for certain records to be expunged  KOBNew Mexico lawmakers say they are creating the chance for tens of thousands of people who have a criminal record to have those records erased.

Cannabis industry shouldn't expand until we fix marijuana's racial inequities, injustices  USA TODAYCannabis industry growth comes at the expense of those with a criminal record tied to low-level marijuana possession, and those still incarcerated.

Ypsi event will gather input on how to simplify Michigan's expungement process  ConcentrateExpunging a criminal record can be difficult and costly, but an upcoming event in Ypsilanti will initiate a conversation about how to simplify and improve the ...

New bill could expunge records for underage victims of sex trafficking  KOMU 8New bill could decrease the distress of sex trafficking victims.

Westchester DA: Erase pot possession convictions as part of marijuana legalization  The Journal News | LoHud.comAs part of recreational marijuana legalization, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has supported a program to seal prior marijuana convictions.

NJ won't see legal weed sales until January at earliest, top lawmaker says  NorthJersey.comNew Jersey will likely not see any legal marijuana sales until January at the earliest, the Senate president said late Thursday. The remarks come as Gov.

Denver Program Helps People Expunge Old Cannabis Convictions  Candid ChronicleThere is a new program to assist people with the expungement of prior low-level cannabis possession and paraphernalia offenses in the city of Denver, ...

Bills to Watch: Tax Cuts, Expungement, Campaign Finance  Door County PulseSB-18/AB-4. Increasing tax deductions. These bills, simultaneously moving through the Senate and Assembly, would increase the state income-tax maximum ...

Macon County record sealing, expungement summit gives residents hope for second chances  Herald & ReviewDECATUR — Weston Stephens is looking for a new beginning, and after Saturday, he's hoping that he's a few steps closer to getting one.

Ex-AIAC director Sundra Rajoo denies claims in judge’s affidavit  Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Former Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) director Datuk Sundra Rajoo today denied allegations made in Court of ...

Criminal justice reforms focus on drug courts, expungement  Mississippi TodayLawmakers in the House debuted a limited set proposed of criminal justice reforms that could reshape and expand the state's drug courts and make more ...

High Court Got it Right on Expungement for Drug Court Grads | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comThe court's opinion does a *service* not only in clarifying the standard for expungement under the 2016 statute but also in explaining the valuable work done by ...

Expungement clinic helps provide step toward better jobs for ex-convicts  Courier JournalGoodwill and other groups are teaming to hold an expungement clinic, a step for many ex-convicts toward a better job.

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Bill For Medical Cannabis Patients  Marijuana MomentMedical marijuana patients in Missouri got one step closer to being able to have prior misdemeanor cannabis offenses expunged from their criminal records on ...

It's Time to Fix the Expungement Process | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comWhen an assistant prosecutor assigned to a particular matter is out sick on the date an arraignment or a status conference is scheduled, another assistant ...

All Marijuana Convictions set to be expunged  The Chicago CitizenAll Marijuana Convictions set to be expunged. BY WENDELL HUTSON Contributing Writer. If Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx makes good on her plan to ...

New Jersey Mayors Demand Marijuana Records Expunged if State Legalizes  Weedmaps NewsNew Jersey mayors launched a forceful call on Jan. 30, 2019, for automatic expungements of low-level marijuana possession and distribution convictions.

More crimes to be expunged, impeachment process updated under bill proposals  Columbia MissourianStealing, forgery, fraud and several other nonviolent offenses would be added to the list of crimes under a proposed Missouri Senate bill.

Louisville Urban League to host another expungement clinic  WDRBNearly 800 people had their records cleared at the league's last clinic, which stayed open late to meet a high demand.

Justice Reinvestment Act seems to be working, but changes proposed on expunging criminal records  MarylandReporter.comBy Natalie Jones. Capital News *Service*. After a comprehensive law overhauled the state's criminal justice system, Maryland has seen a decline in the state's ...

The Incredibly Complicated, Potentially Insurmountable Legal Situation Facing 21 Savage  Rolling StoneAt the beginning of 2019, 21 Savage was the most popular artist in the country: I Am > I Was, his most recent album, spent two weeks on top of the Billboard 200.

Expungement must be a part of new pot law | Jersey Journal editorial  NJ.comState legislators need to listen to Fulop and Baraka on this.

Expungement, prisoners' rights and child abuse were criminal justice issues tackled by ABA House  ABA JournalImage from Shutterstock. The ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a trio of resolutions targeting criminal justice reforms Monday at the Midyear ...

NJLM President to Join Other Mayors on Expungement  InsiderNJNJLM President to Join Other Mayors on Expungement. On Wednesday, League President Colleen Mahr, Mayor of Fanwood will join Mayor Ras J. Baraka, ...

An Asbury Park cop was charged with domestic violence in July. The records are gone.  Asbury Park PressDEAL - Months after an Asbury Park police officer was arrested on a domestic violence charge at a country club wedding, his case has vanished from the court ...

21 Savage’s lawyer reportedly issues statement, claims arrest “based upon incorrect information”  The FADERAttorney Charles H. Kuck has issued a statement on the arrest of 21 Savage by I.C.E..

Missouri bill on minimum prison sentences heads to Senate  Herald-WhigMissouri judges could ignore mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some nonviolent offenders under a bill passed by the state House.

Expungement Sessions For Convicted Felons In Camden This Month  Haddon, NJ PatchExpungement Sessions For Convicted Felons - Haddonfield-Haddon Township, NJ - The sessions will cover what crimes are eligible for expungement, and the ...

Former Denver Post Journalist Joins Denver's Pot Conviction Expungement Effort  WestwordTo help spread the word about Denver's marijuana crime expungement program, former Denver Post cannabis editor Ricardo Baca and his Grasslands *content* ...

Proposed law looks to expand criminal expungement eligibility  WAOWWAUSAU (WAOW) — A chance at a clean slate could be on the way for people with criminal records in the badger state. Right now, expungement must be a ...

City of Denver helps people get rid of old marijuana convictions  The Denver ChannelThe city of Denver is hosting a first-of-its-kind clinic Saturday morning to help people with old drug convictions to have their records expunged. The clinic is part ...

ANC veteran battling to get apartheid criminal record expunged | The Star  Independent OnlineArden Bosman says he's unable to acquire a security certificate due to the 1979 criminal.

Inslee pardons pot convictions of 13 Washington residents. Now lawmakers may clear criminal records for 200,000 more.  The Seattle TimesLegislation that would allow erasure of more than 226000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions is being considered by state lawmakers.

Bill to expand Utah youths' right to defense attorneys awaits House vote  Universe.byu.eduMore than one in four minor defendants in Utah represented themselves in court without a lawyer in 2018, a fact that could have serious implications for their ...

47th Ward SPOTLIGHT — PRITZKER's Big Jim personality — FOXX on expunging drug cases  PoliticoTGIF, Illinois. A Broadway show about Michael Jackson is coming to Chicago and I can't wait. THE BUZZ. With the municipal elections less than five weeks away ...

COSASE Clears Bagyenda on Allegations of Amassed Properties, Documents Expunged  softpower.ugThe Parliament Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has cleared the former Bank of Uganda Executive Director ...

Politics, Policy and Legal Pot  The Corvallis AdvocateAlmost four years since dispensaries across Oregon threw open their doors for the first time in the summer of 2015, the legal marijuana industry has brought in ...

Privileged sport officials willing to sacrifice Hakeem al-Araibi's life should be expunged  The GuardianThe release of Hakeem al-Araibi is a win for humanity, for the power of citizens of the world demanding that human rights be protected, a step forward for ...

New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association President O'Beirne: Expungement Of Non-Violent Offenses In Marijuana Legislation 'Morally Essential'  InsiderNJ“New Jersey has the opportunity to become the national model on how best to position cannabis legalization as a source for social and restorative justice in ...

CAK orders Total’s anti-competition clauses expunged  Daily NationOil marketer Total Kenya has been ordered to strike out anti-competitive clauses in its agreements with dealers.

Marijuana Legalization Coming in 'Weeks', New Jersey Advocates Say  LeaflyNew Jersey residents may be forgiven if they failed to cheer last week's news of a “grand agreement” among legislators on a bill to legalize the adult use of ...

Virginia Union hosts chapel service in honor of Richmond 34  WJHL-TV News Channel 11RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - After admitting to wearing blackface and the controversy that followed, the first stop on what was supposed to be Governor Ralph ...

Police school resource officer who hit two students wants his job back  Courier JournalA now-fired Louisville Metro Police officer who was captured on school surveillance video hitting two different teenagers within five days of each other is fighting ...

A dismissed gun charge still haunts former NFL player. Now he's pushing to get a law changed  NJ.comAt the age of 29, Khaseem Greene, a former NFL linebacker and Rutgers All-America, thought he'd be in his prime playing on the turf. However, the former ...

Finra makes it harder for brokers to expunge tainted records  InvestmentNewsThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has taken another step toward making it more difficult for brokers to have customer complaints expunged from ...

Sangamon County offering to expunge criminal records  FOX IllinoisIn just a few weeks, anyone with a criminal record in Sangamon County will have the chance to see whether or not their charges can be expunged, or removed ...

Dozens turn out seeking to expunge old convictions  vtdigger.orgWindsor County State's Attorney David Cahill, right, helps Joseph Day of White River Junction fill out paperwork at an expungement clinic in June so Day can ...

Denver will help expunge marijuana convictions for 10,000-plus people  The Denver PostColorado may be the mecca of legal marijuana, but the state's old drug laws still loom large. Now Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has ordered a "citywide effort" ...

Helloworld, this is free  The Saturday PaperNo longer confident it controls the parliament of Australia, the Morrison government has shut it down for the next six weeks. And no wonder: it is reeling from ...

Norfolk DA pushes campaign to help people expunge some mistakes in the past  The Boston GlobeThe chief law enforcement officer in Norfolk County is launching a campaign Thursday to help people rewrite their life stories — by obliterating their criminal past ...

California Measure Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes  NPRCalifornia lawmakers have approved a measure requiring prosecutors to expunge convictions or reduce sentences for many marijuana-related convictions ...

House seeks baby criminal justice steps; Senate seeks leap  Kansas City StarLawmakers in Mississippi's House are proposing modest steps to ease sanctions on some people accused or convicted of crimes, but some senators seek much ...

Prison Reform Legislation Would Expunge Records  NBC ConnecticutPrison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts.

Bun B Coming to Denver to Interview Mayor Hancock About Legal Pot  WestwordHouston hip hop legend and vocal blunt-smoker Bun B will join Denver Mayor Michael Hancock onstage to talk "about Denver's cannabis revolution and what ...

House approves bill to ease some criminal penalties  Belleville News-DemocratMississippi House members are supporting a plan to ease penalties on people accused or convicted of crimes.

Opinion: Delaware laws should help human trafficking victims rebuild their lives  The News JournalExpunging minor crimes could give victims a second chance at life.

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'  Grand Forks HeraldBISMARCK — If North Dakota voters pass Measure 3 to legalize recreational marijuana, its passage would call for expungement of marijuana-related ...

Tommy Thomas must look into arbitration centre that sparked judicial crisis  AliranJustice Hamid Sultan's critical remarks about the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) have put the centre in the spotlight. It is now time for the attorney ...

Woman pleads in meth case, faces vandalism charge  Argus PressCORUNNA —A Pinckney woman who is facing vandalism charges in connection with an incident in which she posted video to Facebook, pleaded guilty to ...

Beware of Lawyers Promising to Expunge Records  Barron'sWatch out, brokers: You may receive a pitch from lawyers guaranteeing they can get your disclosure records expunged for a lot of money.

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.comIf you've ever tried to get convictions expunged from your criminal record and found out you don't qualify, you might now be in luck. A law that went into effect ...

Greenville Chamber Gives Awards to Merl Code, David Wilkins, Betty Farr at Annual Meeting  GreenvilleThe Greenville Chamber held its 130th Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Greenville Convention Center.

New Ohio expungement law goes in effect in late October  WLWT CincinnatiShowing up before a judge and gaining a criminal record results in lack of job opportunity, housing and sometimes life in general for many in Hamilton County.

Low Early Turnout For Denver-Boulder Efforts To Expunge Old Pot Convictions  Colorado Public RadioIn Boulder, 13 people have applied and four were eligible for an expungement. In Denver, 48 people have applied so far.

State News: Medical Marijuana, Colin Kaepernick, Mercury  Door County PulseGovernor Proposes Medical Marijuana Legalization. Gov. Tony Evers will propose legalizing medical marijuana in his state budget address later this month.

Inside Boulder's Plan to Expunge Minor Pot Convictions: Could It Spread?  WestwordBoulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty has launched a plan called "Moving On From Marijuana," which involves vacating pot convictions for actions ...

Segerblom wants law to expunge Nevada marijuana convictions  Las Vegas Review-JournalClark County Commissioners on Tuesday are expected to broach another contentious marijuana-related matter: Expungements of misdemeanor convictions.

Wisconsin governor is seriously pushing marijuana reform  The GrowthOpThere was once a time when the only way to legalize marijuana in any given state was through expensive voter initiatives. However, these types of campaigns ...

Fulton holding another event to help people expunge arrest records  Atlanta 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 ...

We can apply for Bakassi to be expunged from Nigeria's constitution – Monarch  Daily TrustThe Paramount Ruler of Bakassi LGA and chairman of Cross River State Traditional Rulers Council, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Etim Okon Edet has threatened to ...

Brooklyn DA To Expunge Low-Level Marijuana Convictions  GothamistThousands of Brooklynites with misdemeanor marijuana convictions now have the opportunity to wipe those records clean: On Friday, the borough's district ...