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Asbury Park Press
NJ marijuana legalization could wipe weed arrests off your criminal recordAsbury Park PressIntertwined with the legal weed debate is a discussion over expungements, the process by which an offender can have a crime retroactively and completely removed from their criminal record. ... "To shift the burden of clearing the stain of an unjust law ...and more »

WCBD News 2
Clearing criminal records at Life Empowerment ConferenceWCBD News 2CHARLESTON, S.C. - Law students from the Charleston School of Law are preparing to help people clear their criminal records. It's part of the "Lowcountry Life Empowerment Conference". Volunteers will help people learn life skills to become successful ...

Above the Law
Golf Digest Just Overturned A Murder Conviction Which Should Embarrass The Justice SystemAbove the LawIn the infamous “So You Want To Go To Law School” video, when the woman describes the heroism of a lawyer clearing a wrongly convicted man, she's bluntly told, “science cleared that guy, a lawyer put his ass in prison.” We can now slightly modify that ...and more »

The Boston Globe
Mass. juries, psychologists regularly clear sex offenders deemed no longer dangerous, record showThe Boston GlobeAfter two psychologists found that convicted child rapist Wayne Chapman was no longer sexually dangerous and could be released from a civil commitment that has kept him locked up after his criminal sentence ended, outraged victims of sex crimes and ...

Essence
Former Florida Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Pinning Burglaries on 3 Innocent Black PeopleEssenceA former Florida police chief who had a lot to say five years ago after bragging about his department's 100 percent clearance rate on burglaries is now singing a different tune, pleading guilty to directing three of his officers to frame two innocent ...and more »

Miami Herald
Former police chief in Florida pleads guilty to framing men in racially tinged casesMiami HeraldThe police department reported clearing 29 of 30 burglary cases during Atesiano's tenure as chief, but now that seemingly outstanding record has been refuted by the fact that at least 11 of those cases were based on false arrest reports, according to ...and more »

Philly.com
A criminal defendant's supporters find unlikely ally: Philly's DAPhilly.comThe assistant district attorney handling the case had requested the courtroom clearing, worried about witness intimidation. The defendant's ... Supporters of defendant Allen Robinson, a man with a long criminal record, wanted back inside. They reached ...

89.3 WFPL News Louisville
Louisville Organizations Mount Effort To Clear Criminal Records En Masse89.3 WFPL News Louisville“We know that the law says after five years if you haven't picked up another charge, your record could be expunged. Why don't we do that?” she said. “How come we can't just automatically expunge someone's charge if it's dismissed?” The League is ...

The Independent
Cartoon Confusion: Clearing the RecordThe IndependentThat's why I'm writing this column today — to set out the facts of this matter for the purposes of both transparency and hopefully clearing the record. The cartoon in question referenced the criminal proceedings of Kelly Dummitt. It was crafted by our ...

Chico Enterprise-Record
Council votes in chambers cleared after protestChico Enterprise-RecordThe drama overshadowed a 4-3 vote to have the city attorney look into an ordinance on transients blocking the entryways to businesses, taking into an account a U.S. 9th Circuit Court ruling Tuesday that if beds aren't available, you can't make it a ...and more »

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