The 5th Annual Expungement and Recording Sealing Summit will be virtual this year : SPlog  Smile Politely - Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine

Michigan bills would seal juvenile records, create automatic expungement  Detroit Free Press

Their Juvenile Records Were Sealed. Decades Later, They've Reappeared.  The Appeal

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI  The Salem News

New Report: States Must Do More to Protect Juvenile Records  Colorlines

Illinois, California Lead 50-State Ranking of Reentry Progress  Crime Report

Chester County “Clean Slate” program gives youth a fresh start | Opinion

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

Judge could rule next week on Courant’s First Amendment challenge of law sealing some juvenile court cases  Hartford Courant

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

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

Prosecutors explain how to get a criminal conviction off your record  GazetteNET

Lexi Acello Named School of Law 2020-21 Pro Bono Fellow  University of Arkansas Newswire

Juvenile Records Laws Must Be Reformed to Prevent Ongoing Racism  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

3 California Reforms Support Youth Record Sealing, Re-entry  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

California Governor Brown Signs SB 312 Authorizing Courts to Seal Juvenile Records for Certain Offenses  ESR NEWS

Hundreds come to Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office to seal their criminal records  The Florida Times-Union

Few benefit from state's new expungement law  The Salem News

For juvenile criminal records, privacy is too often a myth  Brookings Institution

State ruling affirms easier sealing of juvenile-court records  The Seattle Times

Ohio lawmakers seek tighter limits on expunging juvenile records  WLWT Cincinnati

Senators advance bill to seal juvenile court records earlier  Lincoln Journal Star

Delaware made it too hard to expunge juvenile records. We're fixing that.  The News Journal

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

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

Court rejects plan to seal juvenile records  Albuquerque Journal

State sees surge in requests to seal criminal records  Eagle-Tribune

Should juvenile criminal records be kept secret?  Albuquerque Journal

Sealing Juvenile Records  New York Times

New law will erase some juvenile records in Colorado  KKTV 11 News

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester Reporter

Expungement reform bill heads to North Carolina House floor  The Center Square

Lawmakers agree to expungement of juvenile records | State News |  The Salem News

Juvenile Records Often Have Lifelong Consequences: Experts Say  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Working to expunge juvenile criminal records

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  Governing

California passes legislation permitting individuals to seal juvenile records  Daily Californian

Miami-Dade Program Helps People Expunge or Seal Their Records  WLRN

ACIC rep talks about sealed & expunged files  Camden News

Few taking advantage of juvenile record law  The Salem News

It Just Became Easier to Clean A Criminal Record in the Garden State  NJ Spotlight

Kids who commit crimes in Maine still pay long after they turn 18  Bangor Daily News

CA Bill Would Expunge Many Criminal Records  Crime Report

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

Record sealing, expungement have the power to reduce crime, benefit Illinois' economy  Illinois Policy

Illinois police agencies face task of pot offense expungements  Rockford Register Star

Senate criminal reform bill addresses juvenile justice, changing age of adulthood  Worcester Telegram

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

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

Nevada's New Record-Sealing Law: 'One of Broadest' in US  Crime Report

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works

Prosecutor outs effort to seal juvenile murder conviction  The Daily Herald

Second Chances: Why Massachusetts Needs to Clear Kids' Records  Boston magazine's Boston Daily

NYPD Kept Illegal Database of Juvenile Fingerprints  The Intercept

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Editorial: Sealing records not open-and-shut case  CT Post

The gift of a second chance  Illinois Policy

Hartford Courant files federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Connecticut Juvenile Transfer Act  Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Record-sealing clinic slated for July 2 in New Lex  Zanesville Times Recorder

Advocates fight to erase shadow of juvenile court records  The Boston Globe

Want your criminal record sealed? Free event can determine whether you’re eligible  Wichita Eagle

Tech-Savvy Teens Make It Easier to Clear Juvenile Records  Governing

From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado's criminal justice system is getting a makeover  The Colorado Sun

PlayStation 5's Demon's Souls is not coming to PC (Updated)  Best gaming pro

Judge denies former juvenile corrections nurse's motion to seal record  Idaho Press-Tribune

Seal the deal: New law gives youths a break  Real Change News

Be Prepared To Pay More For Next-Gen Console Games  Best gaming pro

New Minnesota law makes it easier to expunge criminal records  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Path to getting court to seal record not always clear  Virginia Lawyers Weekly

State law that keeps juvenile records private also shields police from scrutiny, advocates say  Chicago Tribune

Court suspends juvenile record amendments  Albuquerque Journal

Lawsuit Challenges Police Use of Sealed Arrest Records  The New York Times

Land of Lincoln hosts clinic to expunge or seal criminal records in Carbondale  The Southern

States Are Failing to Protect Juvenile Records, Study Shows  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'  Grand Forks Herald

Free legal services for people trying to seal their criminal records  The Denver Post

Clearing a criminal record for a juvenile comes at a cost  KALW

Two New Nevada Record Sealing Laws Go Into Effect  Public News Service

She's Wiping the Slate Clean on 30 Million Criminal Records  OZY

Scrubbing The Past To Give Those With A Criminal Record A Second Chance  KPBS

Simple possession of marijuana decriminalized in Virginia, prior conviction records now sealed

Using Innovation to Address Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System | The Legal Intelligencer

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

Cummings, Nadler, Bass, and Booker Reintroduce the Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act  Lasentinel

Model Law Proposes Automatic Expungement of Non-Conviction Records  Crime Report

Wisconsin expungement law proposal would give more second chances | Casey Hoff  The Sheboygan Press

The Dangerous Myth That Juvenile Criminal Records Are Sealed Forever  Vocativ

States Passed Record 94 'Restoration' Laws So Far This Year  Crime Report

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

Justice reforms before legislators | Local News |  Gloucester Daily Times

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

Juvenile record deletion reform urged by panel | State and Regional  Herald & Review

California Is Becoming a Model of Juvenile Justice Reform, Thanks to Progressive Legislation  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

How much jail will my son get for evading and eluding police? Blog

Sheriff Gregory Tony has a secet: As a teenager, he shot and killed a man  Florida Bulldog

PA's 'Clean Slate' To Seal 30 Million Criminal Records  Crime Report

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

New online tool can help county residents have arrest records expunged  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Judge rules teen's case public in first hearing after juvenile privacy law overturned  CT Insider