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 ...

Norfolk DA pushes campaign to help people expunge some mistakes in the past  The Boston GlobeThe chief law enforcement officer in Norfolk County is launching a campaign Thursday to help people rewrite their life stories — by obliterating their criminal past ...

Denver will help expunge marijuana convictions for 10,000-plus people  The Denver PostColorado may be the mecca of legal marijuana, but the state's old drug laws still loom large. Now Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has ordered a "citywide effort" ...

Correction: Expungement Clinic story | News  Bristol Herald CourierWINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — In a story Dec. 17 about clinics that allow people to seal some of their criminal records, The Associated Press erroneously reported the ...

Attorney General-Elect Phil Weiser Wants To Expunge Old Pot Convictions Statewide  Colorado Public RadioThe incoming attorney general is working with lawmakers to develop a bill that would vacate some marijuana convictions.

Shelby County program helps expunge 179 charges for county inmates  WMCSheriff Floyd Bonner Jr. announced Wednesday that his office and General Sessions Clerk Edward Stanton Jr. have successfully expunged 179 charges for 37 ...

Inside Boulder's Plan to Expunge Minor Pot Convictions: Could It Spread?  WestwordBoulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty has launched a plan called "Moving On From Marijuana," which involves vacating pot convictions for actions ...

Denver Mayor working to expunge minor weed convictions  KOAA 5DENVER – On the heels of Boulder announcing that they're working to remove convictions for people that involved minor marijuana infractions, Denver's Mayor ...

Boulder County and City of Denver to Allow Expungement of...  NORML BlogFollowing the lead of other major cities and counties in states that have legalized adult-use marijuana local officials in Colorado are taking action to undo the ...

EDITORIAL: Expunge Pervasive Mold  Georgetown University The HoyaMold has invaded hundreds of dorms already this year, posing serious health risks to students. After years of half-measures and incomplete solutions, ...

Norfolk DA looks to get a handle on expunging criminal records  The Patriot LedgerQUINCY — Marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts, but a past conviction for possession is still part of a person's criminal record.Now it's one of the crimes the ...

More than 60 attend expungement clinic  WCAXMore than 60 attended a clinic in Winooski Friday aimed at helping Vermonters put their criminal pasts behind them.

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.

State should wipe low-level marijuana offences clean  Broomfield EnterprisePossessing small amounts of marijuana has been legal in Colorado now for six years, and yet convictions still haunt those who got caught with a small amount ...

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.

High turnout in first of several expungement clinics in Vermont  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22WINOOSKI, Vt. - More than 60 people sought to have their old criminal charges dismissed Friday afternoon in the first of a series of expungement clinics hosted ...

Clinic helps people expunge eligible cases from record  Quad City TimesIowa Help Legal Aid, a nonprofit that helps people who cannot afford legal representation, is holding a clinic on Tuesday, Dec. 4, to help those facing obstacles ...

Court officials help with expungement process  The-reviewArea residents with a criminal record got some insight into how to make it go away Saturday morning at Alliance Municipal Court. Municipal Court Judge Andrew ...

San Francisco to Expunge All Marijuana Convictions Back to 1975!  Eurweb.comDA George Gascon says he seeks to address "failures of the war on drugs" and "harm done not only to entire nation but specifically to communities of color."

10 people could have records expunged thanks to Gov. Rauner  FOX Illinois10 people will have the opportunity to have their records expunged after they were granted clemency by Gov. Bruce Rauner. This is the 27th set of petitions the ...

As Michiganders smoke legal pot, some await legal news on their future  WSYM-TVThe battle to legalize marijuana may have swung in favor of marijuana advocates, but the folks behind the moves say plenty more remains to be done.

Expungement clinic scheduled at Goodwill Industries | News  Bowling Green Daily NewsTwo expungement fairs last year led to some 20 people getting jobs, according to South Central Workforce Development Board President and CEO Robert ...

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.

Expungement clinic gives Vermonters a fresh start  WCAXWINOOSKI, Vt. (WCAX) An expungement clinic in Winooski is aimed at helping Vermonters put their criminal pasts behind them. State officials say It's the first of ...

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 ...

Illinois Expungement Bill Receives New Support  GanjapreneurAn Illinois state Senate bill that would expunge low-level cannabis crimes has received new support, according to a WQAD 8 report. Illinois Senate Assistant ...

Sealing or expunging a Massachusetts OUI arrest  Augusta Free PressIf you have been arrested for an OUI in Massachusetts and would like to have your record sealed, or the arrest expunged from your criminal history, there are a ...

Breen Responds To Kifowits Apology; House Expunges Statement  Patch.comACROSS ILLINOIS — The Illinois House voted 110-0 Wednesday to expunge a statement made by Oswego-area State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit Tuesday against ...

Time to Move Forward on Justice Reform  Shepherd ExpressCan the creation of the new justice reform task force give us a reason to believe that justice actually resides in the Wisconsin criminal justice system?

Expungement Debate Threatens to Delay Marijuana Legalization  NJ SpotlightThe bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey does not go far enough for some people, especially in expunging the criminal convictions of small-time ...

AG, Legal Aid and Chittenden state’s attorney host expungement clinic  vtdigger.orgNews Release — Office of Vermont Attorney General December 11, 2018. Contact: Natalie Silver Community Outreach and Policy Coordinator 802 595 8679.

Expungement session now set for Dec. 14 | Local News  Elizabethtown News EnterpriseAn information session regarding expungements that was called off by inclement weather earlier this month has been rescheduled for Dec. 14. The free session ...

Talking Law: Expunging a Criminal Charge  Maui NowHave an old dismissed or deferred criminal charge haunting your record? David Sereno gives us the steps to get it expunged in this Talking Law video.

'San Antonio Four's' wrongful child sex convictions expunged after nearly two decades  WOAIA Bexar County judge ordered Monday afternoon to expunge the convictions of four San Antonio women wrongfully convicted of raping two young girls nearly ...

Hundreds of charges cleared at Sangamon County expungement seminar  FOX IllinoisSaturday, people traveled up to several hours to see if they were eligible for a *fresh* start by having their record in Sangamon County cleared. "Getting this record ...

Former state employee allegedly offered teen DLT job in exchange for sex in 2014  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsA former state employee recently fired by the Raimondo administration after an arrest for sexual assault faced strikingly similar allegations back in 2014 while he ...

Bar Buzz: Criminal expungement—the movie  Minnesota LawyerThe Minnesota Judicial Branch has posted a 16-chapter video tutorial on how to file for a criminal record expungement.

National, state, local leaders push for more accessibility to expungements  WHAS11.comOne of those things is criminal justice reform, specifically about breaking down the barriers for people who have already served their sentence, yet still find ...

Moving on from marijuana  Boulder WeeklyRemember the summer before ninth grade when you would sit around a circle at camp getting stoned with the other counselors and talk about how the world ...

Expunging Ethiopian football's Eritrean legacy – Ethiosports  EthioSportsBy Zecharias Zelalem. “I'm Negash Teklit!” said the man looking towards the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC)'s camera, with a radiant smile, beaming ...

Attorney General-Elect Phil Weiser Vows To 'Join Other State AGs' To Reverse ACA Ruling  Colorado Public RadioWeiser will be the first Colorado attorney general in about a decade to belong to the same political party as the state's governor.

COLUMN: From the Hill -- Government should expunge convictions  Rossland TelegraphCannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn't include one important piece in that legislation: expungement of ...

Think It's Hard to Get Records Expunged? Wait Until the New Rules Kick In! Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and Other FAs Cry Foul  Financial Advisor IQTime is running out for brokers who may want to have their disclosure records expunged under Finra's current rules, which are expected to undergo serious ...

Free record expungement workshop offered at ACTC  Huntington Herald DispatchASHLAND — A free criminal record expungement workshop will be offered on Friday, Nov. 30 at Ashland Community and Technical College's main campus.

Forgive pot offenders — but don't stop there  Grand Haven TribuneMarijuana is almost legal in Michigan. After the results of the Nov. 6 election are certified sometime next month, recreational marijuana use will no longer be a ...

Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D) files Motion to expunge death wish comments from record –  Edgar County WatchdogsSPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) –. Rep Kifowit stated she filed a Motion to expunge her previous death wish comments (watch them here) from the House records.

Social Justice Organizations Challenge Retention of DNA Collected from Hundreds of Thousands of Innocent Californians  EFFSan Francisco - Two social justice organizations—the Center for Genetics and Society and the Equal Justice Society—and an individual plaintiff, Pete Shanks, ...

More misdemeanors should be expunged | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona MirrorSeveral years ago, Pennsylvania passed a law expanding the allowances on what criminal offenses could be expunged. While this helped some, it still left ...

Somerville passes resolution, supports State House bill expunging marijuana records  Tufts DailyThe Somerville Board of Aldermen approved a resolution on Nov. 20 in support of Massachusetts House Bill 2785, which would expunge the criminal records of ...

Unlike Denver, chance of pot amnesty in Colorado Springs isn't high  Colorado Springs GazetteMore than 10000 Denver convictions for low-level marijuana possession from before the drug was legalized in Colorado are likely to be erased, but Colorado ...

Look! Mayor of Denver Announces Plans To Expunge Pre-Legalization Marijuana Convictions  stupidDOPE.comThe thoughts and stigma around marijuana are changing quickly. Today the word comes down that Denver, Colorado mayor Michael Hancock has announced ...

Cuomo’s promise to legalize marijuana 'once and for all' welcomed by advocates  The GuardianCampaigners call for legislation to include expunging the records of people previously convicted of marijuana crimes.

We shouldn’t expunge all weed convictions  Toronto StarAn obsession with possession, Nov. 17. Expunging the marijuana convictions of half a million Canadians, without reviewing the circumstances of the original ...

Area roundup: Learn about criminal record expungement at Friday session  Muncie Star PressMUNCIE — Do you have questions about criminal record expungement? Get answers at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Maring-Hunt Library during an information ...

Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support in Illinois  WQAD MolineSPRINGFIELD, (Illinois News Network) — A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a bill that would allow people to clear low-level marijuana ...

National Expungement Week Organizers Demand Nationwide Reform  Weed NewsThe first annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.), seven days of events across the U.S. from October 20-27, 2018, which offered expungement assistance ...

NDP MP Murray Rankin is pushing for expungement of weed convicitons  GreencampThe NDP Member of Parliament Murray Rankin is making the government's last effort to pass a bill which would introduce expungement for cannabis ...

Mayor Fulop: Distribution convictions should be expunged if weed  News 12 New JerseyA strong supporter of legalizing marijuana in the state is not satisfied with the current bill to do so in the state Legislature.

Coupling Expungement With Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey Means the Cannabis Industry Can Do Well by Doing Good - Hit & Run : Reason.com  ReasonJZSA bill legalizing marijuana for recreational use won committee approval by wide margins in both houses of New Jersey's legislature this week. The bill ...

Off the record  Illinois TimesA conviction and prison time for marijuana possession more than 10 years ago prevents him from becoming a registered nurse, said one of the 204 who showed ...

Expungement clinic coming to Winooski Friday  Vermont BizVermont Business Magazine Attorney General TJ Donovan and members of the Attorney General's Office will co-host an expungement clinic with Vermont Legal ...

Prisoners may have option for release under recreational pot bill  newschannel20.comThe senator sponsoring a bill to legalize recreational marijuana said it may include a path for inmates to be released from prison if they're only charged with ...

Governor-elect JB Pritzker visits Rockford, plans to legalize marijuana, raise minimum wage  MyStateline.comGovernor-elect J.B. Pritzker was in Rockford on Monday, and says he believes legalizing recreational marijuana will go beyond creating revenue for the state.

Your Illinois News Radar » House expunges Kifowit's remarks  The Capitol Fax BlogThursday, Nov 29, 2018. * Background is here. The House Democrats filed their own motion to expunge only after the House Republicans filed one of their own.

Olcott man going to jail over marijuana possession  Niagara GazetteOn the same day that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he would back legalizing marijuana for adult recreational use, a Niagara County judge sentenced an ...

New Jersey punts on cannabis legalization until 2019  The GrowthOpAlthough New Jersey wanted desperately to become one of the next states to legalize marijuana in 2018, the likelihood of the powers that be coming together on ...

Here's how N.J. is likely to legalize marijuana under new bill just unveiled by top Democrats  NJ.comEDITOR'S NOTE: Are you interested in the N.J. cannabis industry? Subscribe here for exclusive insider information from NJ Cannabis Insider. After months of ...

Finra Arbitrators Grant 70% of Record Expungement Requests, Study Finds  Financial Advisor IQFinra's arbitrators turn out to be very lenient when it comes to granting broker requests to clear their records of customer complaints: the arbitrators granted the ...

Lawyer: Pleading down in court can take sex abusers off sex offender registry  ABC NEWS 4ABC News 4 is following the paper trail. We are working to find out how did a man accused of molesting a boy when he was a teen in Ohio ended up passing a ...

Criminal record of renowned novelist Yang Kui to be expunged | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) The record of Taiwanese novelist Yang Kui (楊逵), who was imprisoned by the Kuomintang (KMT) government from 1949 to 1961, will be ...

What Happens To Pot Convictions If Illinois Legalizes?  WILL News - Illinois Public MediaSeveral attendees to a recent Illinois Newsroom event about legalizing recreational marijuana asked what will happen to those who are currently incarcerated ...

Joe Arpaio sues CNN for defamation after network wrongly calls him a 'felon'  Washington TimesFormer Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio sued CNN on Monday, arguing the cable outlet inaccurately labeled him a "felon" in a broadcast and has made no efforts to ...

From the Hill: The millstone of a cannabis conviction  Boundary Creek TimesRichard Cannings writes about records expungement for cannabis convictions.

Weed conviction on your record? This bill could erase it — and it’s gaining support  Alton TelegraphSPRINGFIELD — A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a bill that would allow people to clear low-level marijuana convictions from their record ...

N.J. mayors want higher taxes on marijuana. They are pushing a hard bargain.  NJ.comEDITOR'S NOTE: New Jersey has never been closer to legalizing adult-use cannabis. If you are Interested in the marijuana business industry, NJ Cannabis ...

Illinois Lawmakers Talk Marijuana Legalization  1340 WJOLIllinois lawmakers are talking a bit more about the plan to legalize marijuana in the state. A number of reports over the weekend pointed to a new process to not ...

Trump Is Undoing Much More Than Obama's Legacy  The New RepublicSince reentering politics several years ago, Donald Trump has defined himself in opposition to a single figure: Barack Obama. He was the leading proponent of ...

New Jersey is linking criminal justice reform with cannabis legalization  The GrowthOpIt is not good enough that New Jersey is in the process of becoming one of the next states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the issue is now focused on ...

Your Illinois News Radar » More details emerge about cannabis legalization  The Capitol Fax BlogMonday, Dec 10, 2018. * Illinois Public Media News interviewed Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) about her work on a new legislative draft to legalize ...

CCJ ruling effectively expunged cross-dressing offence from law books – Ramkarran  Stabroek NewsWith no Law Reform Commission currently in place, and having regard to constitutional provisions which save pre-independence laws, some legal minds are of ...

Lawmakers, business leaders urge McConnell to call for criminal justice reform vote  Insider LouisvilleA bipartisan group of government and community leaders called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to stop holding up a vote on a federal criminal ...

Indiana lawmaker from Carmel to author rape-by-impersonation bill  WISH-TVLAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — We are looking at the progress of a rape-by-impersonation bill inspired by a Purdue University student who said she was tricked into ...

Lawyer facing jail time for forgery, counterfeiting  Indiana LawyerA northern Indiana lawyer could be sentenced to nearly two years in jail after she pleaded guilty Tuesday to forging a judge's name on a phony divorce decree ...

Ex-offenders get a chance at a clean slate  FOX IllinoisOn Saturday, around two hundred Sangamon County residents had the opportunity to get their criminal record wiped clean for free. It was for the ...

Look! Brooklyn To Offer Expungement Sessions This Week  stupidDOPE.comNew York City is making progress, and today they return to the news feed with a big step. The Brooklyn District Attorney's office is making strides, and this week ...

California Measure Would Expunge Many Marijuana-Related Crimes  NPRCalifornia lawmakers have approved a measure requiring prosecutors to expunge convictions or reduce sentences for many marijuana-related convictions ...

Expanding Medical Marijuana Regulation, Setting Statute Guidelines for Adult Use Cannabis and Related Cases for Expungement Top Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday  InsiderNJExpanding Medical Marijuana Regulation, Setting Statute Guidelines for Adult Use Cannabis and Related Cases for Expungement Top Assembly ...

Cant Get Job Because Of Criminal Record? Hoboken Clinic May Help  Hoboken, NJ PatchHoboken Free Event: Expunging Criminal Records - Hoboken, NJ - Hoboken city officials will hold a free clinic on the expungement process, which can help ...

Willig, Williams & Davidson Attorney Receives Award from Philadelphia Bar Association  PR WebNew Hope (PRWEB) December 10, 2018 -- Philadelphia labor, employment and workers' compensation firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce ...

Legal Marijuana Or Not, Green Card Holders Caught With Pot Can Still Get Deported  GothamistWhile state legislators throughout the country move to legalize marijuana and expunge marijuana convictions, the case of one New Jersey father now on a path ...

College student speaks out after 'rapist' is acquitted and gets charge expunged from his record  Daily MailAbigail Finney, 20, spoke with Buzzfeed about the incident, and her shock when she realized that the man she considered her rapist, Donald Grant Ward, would ...

New Jersey Is Linking Criminal Justice Reform With Marijuana Legalization  The Fresh ToastIt is not good enough that New Jersey is in the process of becoming one of the next states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the issue is now focused on ...

Judge clears records of wrongfully convicted 'San Antonio 4'  NBCNews.comFour Texas women who spent nearly 15 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two girls have finally had their records expunged.

Legal weed debate in New Jersey now focuses on erasing discriminatory marijuana arrests  Philly.comNew Jersey lawmakers weigh social justice bill as a way to win more votes for legal weed and to remedy past discriminatory marijuana arrests.

Connecticut marijuana advocates bolstered by Massachusetts' first sales  Hartford CourantLegal pot proponents in Connecticut are savoring the start of recreational marijuana sales to the north on Tuesday, a milestone felt far beyond Massachusetts by ...

Sangamon County offering to expunge criminal records  FOX IllinoisIn just a few weeks, anyone with a criminal record in Sangamon County will have the chance to see whether or not their charges can be expunged, or removed ...

NJ marijuana legalization: Legal weed set for hearing, possible vote on Monday  Asbury Park PressThe Senate and Assembly budget committees could vote on marijuana legalization, medical marijuana expansion and expungement of certain marijuana ...

Sunday Commentary: There's a Wave of Progressive Prosecutors, but We've Been Left Behind  The People’s Vanguard of DavisDespite a closer than expected election back in June in Yolo County, the hope for progressive reform remains elusive. This past week there was an op-ed in.

Our Opinion: Baran case offers lesson that is still current  Berkshire EagleTonight, the Berkshires community has a rare opportunity to grow in spirit and benefit from the wisdom that only comes from openly and honestly confronting past ...

Stakeholders Want PEF Expunged from PIGB, Refineries Privatised  THISDAY NewspapersChineme Okafor in Abuja. Some stakeholders in Nigeria's oil industry have asked the National Assembly to expunge the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) ...