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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Lawmakers unveil legislation that would expand expungement  Madison.comProponents of the bill argue changes to the process of expungement -- where a person can petition to have his or her record cleared of a non-violent, lower level ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Coalition of mayors demand broader expungement bill, or else  NJTV NewsA coalition of mayors joined together to urge legislators to include expanded expungement in the adult-use marijuana bill.

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 ...

Wisconsin lawmakers resurrect expungement bill  Star TribuneA bipartisan group of Wisconsin legislators is again trying to pass a bill that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge low-level crimes from their records, ...

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.

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.

Inaugural Brunswick expungement project to offer non-violent offenders a second chance  WECTBRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - District Attorney Jon David on Wednesday announced that his office will offer those convicted of non-violent crimes a ...

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 ...

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

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* ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Partial Expungement Bill Dissected in Annapolis  The Washington InformerANNAPOLIS — Although Maryland lawmakers discussed variations of the expungement process for several years, it needed slightly more than two hours of ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Move Legalization Forward in New Jersey  NORML BlogIn New Jersey, there has been a great deal of progress in the last few years. Several bills have been introduced in the state legislature, ranging from legalization ...

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.

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.

Attorneys of the Year: Samuel Edmunds  Minnesota LawyerSamuel Edmunds' client had been acquitted of or had dismissed criminal charges resulting from a sudden onset of mental illness. But Edmunds' client, who has ...

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 ...

At last! N.J. close to legalizing weed as Murphy and top Democrats have a deal.  lehighvalleylive.comThe governor and legislative leaders have reached a deal on taxes and regulation that brings the legalization debate even closer to the finish line.

Judge won't expunge former Schaumburg officer's record  WGEMSCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied a former suburban Chicago police officer's request to expunge criminal charges from his record in connection.

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 ...

MAYORS AND VICTIMS OF NON-VIOLENT CANNABIS CONVICTIONS TO CALL FOR EXPUNGEMENTS  InsiderNJMAYORS AND VICTIMS OF NON-VIOLENT CANNABIS CONVICTIONS TO CALL FOR EXPUNGEMENTS. What: Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Newark Mayor Ras J.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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..

Maryland prison and jail population declining  Baltimore Post-ExaminerBy 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 ...

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 ...

What's The Latest On Legalization in New Jersey?  BenzingaCannabis legalization advocates began 2018 optimistically — if perhaps unrealistically — with assurances from the governor of New Jersey that he ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Judge clears criminal record of Mitch Whitehurst, ex-teacher accused of decades of abuse  OregonLiveWhitehurst was the subject of a 2017 Oregonian/OregonLive investigation. He pleaded guilty to the harassment of a colleague in 2014.

3 Ways to Avoid Financial Advisors Who Have Scammed Customers Before  The Motley FoolYou check Yelp before hiring a plumber and scan TripAdvisor prior to picking a hotel. But do you look for negative reviews when looking for a financial advisor?

Dan Haar: Marijuana legalization tied to racial justice  CT PostIf you shop in a marijuana store in a retail-legal state, your choices aren't simple. You'll see names for various strains such as Sour Diesel, OG Kush and the ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

Expungement Fairs Are Getting Top Cannabis Talent Back In Business  ForbesFrom October 20 to 27, organizations will offer free record-clearing and legal advice for National Expungement Week, and hopefully help cannabis veterans ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Expungement debate threatens to hold up marijuana legalization  NJTV NewsAsk most supporters of marijuana legalization and they'll tell you that, yes, it's a new industry that will generate millions of dollars in sales taxes for the state.

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of NewburyportBOSTON — Manoushka Gaston escaped a troubled past to attend school to become a nursing assistant in Lawrence with dreams of landing a job at an ...

AG Jennings tells prosecutors to seek lesser prison sentences for some crimes  The News JournalAttorney General Kathy Jennings on Monday released a memo to prosecutors instructing them to change some ways they've previously sought justice.

Opinion: New expungement law gives many a fresh start  Greenville NewsThe new year is a time for reflections and *fresh* starts. This holiday season, we can celebrate landmark workforce legislation that becomes law on Dec. 27.

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.comA new Ohio expungement law that quietly went into effect last week gives people with five felonies a chance to seal their criminal records.

‘Restoration Saturday’ offers financial assistance for expungement, drivers license reinstatement  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metropolitan Baptist Church will host "Restoration Saturday" this weekend to help people who want their criminal records expunged or those ...

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 ...

New expungement law could open up opportunities for some offenders  Spartanburg Herald JournalExpanded state expungement provisions went into effect in late December that could make it easier for low-level offenders to clean up their criminal histories.

Get rid of your marijuana record in NJ? Expungement moves ahead  New Jersey 101.5 FM RadioThose convicted of possession of small amounts of marijuana in the Garden State could soon see their records vanish.

100s of pot convictions to be tossed under DA plan: 'A simple matter of justice'  syracuse.comSyracuse, NY – Hundreds of people with marijuana convictions dating back at least 20 years will have their criminal records erased under a plan by the ...

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 fair will offer info, job opportunities for those with criminal records - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville AdvocateYou have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A free expungement fair has been scheduled this week to assist those who want to find out if their criminal ...

Expungement event scheduled in White Castle Saturday, Dec. 15  WAFBRAX WorldWide has announced they'll be holding an expungment event in White Castle on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Changes to state expungement laws make it easier for non-violent offenders to clear records  Norman TranscriptErasing a felony conviction record just became much easier.

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 ...

Mississippi House seeks baby criminal justice steps; Senate seeks leap  WREG NewsChannel 3Lawmakers in Mississippi's House are proposing modest steps to ease penalties on some people accused or convicted of crimes, but some senators seek much ...