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Those looking to have Baton Rouge criminal records cleared can find help SaturdayThe AdvocatePeople with a Baton Rouge criminal record can get help in clearing their record on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Connell's Village on Airline Highway. This will be the 10th monthly Baton Rouge Easy Expungement Screening (BREES), which are held on ...and more »

Officials host info session on clearing criminal recordsWMC Action News 5That's why people interested in getting a criminal record expunged attended an informational session at the Benjamin Hooks Library Monday. "It's time for me to get legit," Kenneth Howell said. Howell showed up to this informational clinic Monday ...

Clinic to offer help clearing criminal recordsPickens County CourierBy Jason Evans. Staff Reporter. jevans@thepccourier.com. CLEMSON — SC Works and South Carolina Legal Services are teaming up to provide information to residents seeking to clear their criminal records. A free clinic about the expungement process will ...

BurlingtonFreePress.com
Vermonters look at clearing marijuana-related criminal records as legalization nearsBurlingtonFreePress.comDespite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond medical use, those punished in the past for marijuana misdemeanors are seeking forgiveness. On July ...Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgivenessReno Gazette Journalall 77 news articles »

MERRY JANE
Rhode Island Now Allows Former Cannabis Offenders to Expunge Their RecordsMERRY JANEAs of this week, any Rhode Island resident that has been convicted of low-level cannabis possession can have their criminal records cleared. Any individual who has been arrested for possessing an ounce or less of weed is now allowed to petition the ...

Bennington Banner
Help with clearing their recordsBennington BannerWhatever their cases, the attendees of Thursday's drop-in daylong expungement assistance program at the Vermont Superior Court Bennington sought help in removing old convictions from criminal records. By around 11 a.m., about seven people had ...

Vermont Public Radio
Should Criminal Records Be Temporary?Vermont Public Radio“When a person comes up positive and has a criminal record, regardless really of what it is, we see that people are being denied from basic opportunities,” she says -- like jobs. Vermont law lets people expunge or seal their record under specific ...

AlterNet
Why Does the New York State Department of Health Want to Legalize Marijuana?AlterNetIt reviewed the possible health, public health, public safety, criminal justice, economic, and educational impacts of shifting from pot prohibition to a system allowing for the legal, regulated production, distribution, and use of marijuana. To do so ...and more »

Daily Beast
Comcast Gives Up On Buying Fox Assets, Clears Way for DisneyDaily BeastThe bidding war is over—Comcast has dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by 21st Century Fox, clearing the way for Walt Disney as the only remaining bidder. Comcast said it would now be refocus on its bid for ... McAleenan said no ...and more »

Sacramento Bee (blog)
'It was like a cloud over my life.' What clearing pot records meansSacramento Bee (blog)She said she had no idea what that felony conviction would mean. She took responsibility for the marijuana because, even though it wasn't hers, the other people arrested with her had criminal records and she didn't. "I was trying to make the situation ...

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