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How to erase your criminal record (yes, that's a thing!)FOX 29But, what if you found out there's a way to say, “POOF!” and make it all disappear? Enter the world of record clearing. There are two ways to do it: 1. An expungement essentially erases your criminal record. It means that your record is no longer ...

Vox
California is using prison labor to fight its record wildfiresVoxInmate firefighters serve a vital role, clearing thick brush down to bare soil to stop the fire's spread.” The tweet drew some surprise and protest. (The first response as of ... the agency's use of “youth offenders” to fight fires. Arthur Rizer, who ...'It feels like a war zone': Lake Elsinore residents fight to save homes as Holy fire ragesLos Angeles Timesall 6,202 news articles »

USA TODAY
Governors: We need bipartisan criminal justice reform to improve lives and our workforceUSA TODAYThis measure allows certain low-level felons to expunge their records once they have completed the terms of their criminal sentence, thereby clearing away some of the barriers that can hold people back from leading successful, law-abiding lives.

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Ed Alexander--House District 6Fairbanks Daily News-MinerI support legal cannabis, but I think adjustments in this young industry are premature at this point. An area of more critical concern is clearing the criminal records of prior non-violence connected cannabis crime. It makes no sense to keep criminal ...and more »

Reason (blog)
Police Raided Their Home and Business, Seized Their Money, and Nearly Ruined Their Lives Over Some WeedReason (blog)California passed an asset forfeiture reform bill in 2016 requiring law enforcement to obtain a criminal conviction in forfeiture cases under $40,000. It also requires more ... "You just have way too many individuals who remember being called heroes ...

Unsolved rape data mysterySacramento News & ReviewIn response to a public records request filed by SN&R, the department's legal affairs bureau says 49 sexual assaults have been investigated through April 30, resulting in three arrests. The FBI defines a clearance as when a reported crime results in at ...

WCJB
US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartelsWCJBCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on announcement in Chicago of new plans to battle Mexican cartels (all times local):. 11 a.m.. Several Mexican government, military and federal police officials are joining their U.S. counterparts in Chicago to unveil new ...and more »

Helena Independent Record
IR's most-read stories for July 23-29: Teacher's criminal record, West Nile in mosquitoes, demolition permit for mallHelena Independent RecordIR's most-read stories for July 23-29: Teacher's criminal record, West Nile in mosquitoes, demolition permit for mall. Jul 30, 2018; 0 · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A look back at the most-read stories at helenair.com during the last week ...

Denton Record Chronicle
The Watchdog: People pretending to be Publishers Clearing House are biggest dangerDenton Record ChronicleThe Watchdog: People pretending to be Publishers Clearing House are biggest danger ... I always wondered: Is Publishers Clearing House a scam? I usually use the word “scam” only when an individual or company is convicted of criminal charges. So, under ...

Minnesota Lawyer
Ex-employee sues after Lori Swanson's attempts 'to discredit him'Minnesota LawyerIn court documents, Norman, 41, alleges that former Attorney General Mike Hatch, a longtime Swanson ally, one day invited Norman into his law office with a promise to expunge his misdemeanor criminal history, which pre-dated Norman's AG office tenure ...

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