Judge Won't Expunge Former Schaumburg Officer's Record  U.S. News & World ReportSCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied a former suburban Chicago police officer's request to expunge criminal charges from his record in connection ...

Expunge convictions for medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But don’t stop there  Kansas City StarLawmakers want to expunge misdemeanor convictions for potential medical marijuana patients in Missouri. But legislators shouldn't stop at protecting the rights ...

Republicans, Democrats seek to expunge more court records to help low-level offenders get jobs  Milwaukee Journal SentinelMADISON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday proposed allowing judges to seal more records of low-level criminal offenses, which they said could help ...

Lawmakers to consider broad expungement reform  vtdigger.orgAs lawmakers prepare to propose legislation that would broaden Vermont's expungement policies, representatives from Vermont Legal Aid and the Attorney ...

Brunswick DAs office will help expunge criminal records  StarNewsOnline.comBOLIVIA -- Brunswick County residents with certain past convictions will get the chance to have those records taken off the books. On Wednesday the Brunswick ...

Local church to host Expungement Clinic in Binghampton  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Criminal Court Clerk Heidi Kuhn says her staff will be on hand at this Saturday's Expungement Clinic to help persons ...

Bill calls for certain records to be expunged  KOBNew Mexico lawmakers say they are creating the chance for tens of thousands of people who have a criminal record to have those records erased.

Missouri Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Bill For Medical Cannabis Patients  Marijuana MomentMedical marijuana patients in Missouri got one step closer to being able to have prior misdemeanor cannabis offenses expunged from their criminal records on ...

Lawmakers hopes to pass legislation allowing convicts to ask judges to expunge records  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3A group of lawmakers is trying again to pass legislation that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge their records. The bill introduced Tuesday has ...

Should non-violent, misdemeanor marijuana convictions be expunged in Missouri ?  KSHBThere is a growing push in Missouri to expunge misdemeanor, non-violent marijuana convictions.

Wisconsin lawmakers resurrect expungement bill  Fox11online.comMADISON (AP) -- A group of lawmakers is trying again to pass legislation that would allow convicts to ask judges to expunge their records. Democratic Rep.

NJ Mayors Want To Expunge Low-Level Marijuana Offenses  wbgo.orgA coalition of New Jersey Mayors are calling on state lawmakers to consider passing a bill that would expunge all misdemeanor convictions for possession of.

Bill provides automatic expungement upon full acquittal | Local News | dailylocal.com  Daily Local NewsHARRISBURG—The Justice Action Network, the largest bipartisan organization working to reform the justice system at the state and federal level, applauded ...

Bill proposes some marijuana charges be expunged  News-Press NowWhile Missouri lawmakers are working out the specifics of medical marijuana, legislators now also are looking at other areas the amendment affects. One such ...

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of NewburyportBOSTON — Manoushka Gaston escaped a troubled past to attend school to become a nursing assistant in Lawrence with dreams of landing a job at an ...

A bipartisan push to expand expungement | Opinion  Kenosha NewsWe know that, in our new era of divided government in Wisconsin, Democrats and Republicans aren't always going to see eye to eye on an issue. We do ...

New bill could expunge records for underage victims of sex trafficking  KOMU 8New bill could decrease the distress of sex trafficking victims.

An Asbury Park cop was charged with domestic violence in July. The records are gone.  Asbury Park PressDEAL - Months after an Asbury Park police officer was arrested on a domestic violence charge at a country club wedding, his case has vanished from the court ...

Henry County student’s record expunged in counterfeit money incident  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA student at Austin Road Middle School who was initially suspended after inadvertently using a count...

Few taking advantage of juvenile expungement law  Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — Manoushka Gaston escaped a troubled past to attend school to become a nursing assistant in Lawrence with dreams of landing a job at an assisted ...

KU Legal Aid Clinic, community partners host free expungement clinic | The University of Kansas  KU TodayLAWRENCE – People who have been arrested or convicted of crimes often face barriers to gaining employment, finding a place to live and other opportunities ...

Bill would allow some to expunge prostitution from record  ABC17News.comA Missouri House committee will consider a bill that addresses the prosecution of prositution crimes, including giving child offenders the ability to wipe their ...

Bills to Watch: Tax Cuts, Expungement, Campaign Finance  Door County PulseSB-18/AB-4. Increasing tax deductions. These bills, simultaneously moving through the Senate and Assembly, would increase the state income-tax maximum ...

Westchester DA: Erase pot possession convictions as part of marijuana legalization  The Journal News | LoHud.comAs part of recreational marijuana legalization, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has supported a program to seal prior marijuana convictions.

Maryland Bill Expunging Physician Disciplinary History Draws Ire of Regulators  HealthLeaders MediaThe legislation's supporters say the bill scrubs only minor disciplinary scrapes that result in reprimands or probation.

Macon County record sealing, expungement summit gives residents hope for second chances  Herald & ReviewDECATUR — Weston Stephens is looking for a new beginning, and after Saturday, he's hoping that he's a few steps closer to getting one.

Senators expand Second Chance record expungement bill  Beckley Register-HeraldCHARLESTON — State senators voted Tuesday to let West Virginians convicted of certain nonviolent felonies permanently expunge their records after eight ...

Criminal justice reforms focus on drug courts, expungement  Mississippi TodayLawmakers in the House debuted a limited set proposed of criminal justice reforms that could reshape and expand the state's drug courts and make more ...

Rutgers—Camden to Host Free Expungement Info Sessions  TAPinto.netCAMDEN, NJ— Rutgers Law School is offering a free opportunity for those who have been arrested or convicted of a crime to clear their record. On Monday, Feb ...

High Court Got it Right on Expungement for Drug Court Grads | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comThe court's opinion does a *service* not only in clarifying the standard for expungement under the 2016 statute but also in explaining the valuable work done by ...

Expungement clinic helps provide step toward better jobs for ex-convicts  Courier JournalGoodwill and other groups are teaming to hold an expungement clinic, a step for many ex-convicts toward a better job.

It's Time to Fix the Expungement Process | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.comWhen an assistant prosecutor assigned to a particular matter is out sick on the date an arraignment or a status conference is scheduled, another assistant ...

As I See It: The unique disorder of hatred now destroying the Left  The Jerusalem PostNo apology can ever expunge the evil of antisemitism.

More crimes to be expunged, impeachment process updated under bill proposals  Columbia MissourianStealing, forgery, fraud and several other nonviolent offenses would be added to the list of crimes under a proposed Missouri Senate bill.

Partial expungement proposal provokes concerns, opposition  Maryland Daily RecordThe Maryland Judiciary continues to oppose legislation that would allow for partial expungement of criminal records until courts can be sure their technology.

Expungement, prisoners' rights and child abuse were criminal justice issues tackled by ABA House  ABA JournalImage from Shutterstock. The ABA House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a trio of resolutions targeting criminal justice reforms Monday at the Midyear ...

Proposed law looks to expand criminal expungement eligibility  WAOWWAUSAU (WAOW) — A chance at a clean slate could be on the way for people with criminal records in the badger state. Right now, expungement must be a ...

Former Denver Post Journalist Joins Denver's Pot Conviction Expungement Effort  WestwordTo help spread the word about Denver's marijuana crime expungement program, former Denver Post cannabis editor Ricardo Baca and his Grasslands *content* ...

Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage to Hold Expungement Seminars  Cape May County HeraldThe Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage, in partnership with Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pleasantville and South Jersey Legal Services, will hold two expungement ...

'MLK Jr. Holiday Legacy Expungement Bowl' and second chance job fair  FOX 5 AtlantaThe Fulton County Solicitors General's Office wants to help those convicted of misdemeanors turn their lives around through expungement and a “second ...

47th Ward SPOTLIGHT — PRITZKER's Big Jim personality — FOXX on expunging drug cases  PoliticoTGIF, Illinois. A Broadway show about Michael Jackson is coming to Chicago and I can't wait. THE BUZZ. With the municipal elections less than five weeks away ...

Pot business group backs expungement bill  New Jersey GlobeThe New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association is fully behind the expungement bill that's part of the legislatures marijuana legalization package. “New Jersey ...

CFP board expungement public sanction proposed discplinary  Financial PlanningIt's no secret that the CFP Board has been trying to make planning a more recognized, reputable profession. One of the strongest tools it wields in that fight is a ...

Woman pleads in meth case, faces vandalism charge  Argus PressCORUNNA —A Pinckney woman who is facing vandalism charges in connection with an incident in which she posted video to Facebook, pleaded guilty to ...

Parkinson pushes expedited expungement fee  The Daily MemphianWith an eye toward letting people wipe their criminal records clean quicker, state Rep. Antonio Parkinson is pushing for a fee to speed up the expungement ...

Partial Expungement Bill Dissected in Annapolis  The Washington InformerANNAPOLIS — Although Maryland lawmakers discussed variations of the expungement process for several years, it needed slightly more than two hours of ...

What Are You Smoking? Episode 67: Talking Expungement with Cage-Free Cannabis  LeaflyThis week on What Are You Smoking, Will chats with Adam Vine of Cage-Free Cannabis, a hybrid of brand and non-profit entity aiming to make it easier to ...

Bill to restrict pre-employment drug testing  Caribbean LifeBrooklyn Council Member Jumaane D. Williams on Wednesday introduced legislation that would prohibit employers from testing prospective employees for ...

Missouri House closer to approving cannabis amnesty bill for medical patients  The GrowthOpThe intent of the bill is to clear patients' criminal records of any charges that are legal for certified patients under recent changes to state cannabis laws.

Lawmaker, prosecutor predict change in minor marijuana crime treatment  ABC17News.comAs medical marijuana policy continues to be drafted in the Capitol, talk of an overhaul in the treatment of minor marijuana crimes is beginning to circulate.

Finra makes it harder for brokers to expunge tainted records  InvestmentNewsThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has taken another step toward making it more difficult for brokers to have customer complaints expunged from ...

'Rape victim' remark: Speaker says sorry; blames media  Deccan HeraldFollowing backlash from various quarters for his “insensitive” and “objectionable” remarks, Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar apologised on the floor of the ...

Third Suspect In Poisoning Of Former Russian Spy Named By Investigative Group  WVXUAn international investigative group says it has identified a third suspect in connection with last year's poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei.

Low Early Turnout For Denver-Boulder Efforts To Expunge Old Pot Convictions  Colorado Public RadioIn Boulder, 13 people have applied and four were eligible for an expungement. In Denver, 48 people have applied so far.

Bipartisan backing for marijuana legalization  Albuquerque JournalSANTA FE – For years, most New Mexico Republicans have steadfastly opposed proposals to legalize recreational marijuana use. But with an increasing ...

The costs of medical marijuana business in Missouri  ABC17News.comTo date, the state of Missouri has collected more than $3 million from hopeful medical marijuana entrepreneurs and has not even accepted the first license ...

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" ...

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 ...

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 ...

Informer 3838's details scrubbed from internet under police order ahead of royal commission  ABC NewsVictoria Police is expunging personal details of Informer 3838 — also known as Lawyer X — from the internet, with the chief commissioner of Victoria Police ...

ICE Drops 21 Savage’s Drug Charge as Grounds for Deportation: Report  SPINImmigration and Customs Enforcement has dropped 21 Savage's 2014 drug charge from its case arguing for the rapper's deportation, BuzzFeed News reports.

Prison Reform Legislation Would Expunge Records  NBC ConnecticutPrison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts.

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 ...

Beware of Lawyers Promising to Expunge Records  Barron'sWatch out, brokers: You may receive a pitch from lawyers guaranteeing they can get your disclosure records expunged for a lot of money.

Spieth, Kang share lead at rainy Riviera as Woods waits  FRANCE 24Los Angeles (AFP). Three-time major-winner Jordan Spieth and South Korean Kang Sung topped the leaderboard Thursday when darkness halted play in the ...

Need your criminal record expunged? It just got a lot easier. Here's how it works  NJ.comIf you've ever tried to get convictions expunged from your criminal record and found out you don't qualify, you might now be in luck. A law that went into effect ...

Expungement process in North Dakota's Measure 3 criticized as 'remarkably horrible'  Grand Forks HeraldBISMARCK — If North Dakota voters pass Measure 3 to legalize recreational marijuana, its passage would call for expungement of marijuana-related ...

New Ohio expungement law goes in effect in late October  WLWT CincinnatiShowing up before a judge and gaining a criminal record results in lack of job opportunity, housing and sometimes life in general for many in Hamilton County.

Segerblom wants law to expunge Nevada marijuana convictions  Las Vegas Review-JournalClark County Commissioners on Tuesday are expected to broach another contentious marijuana-related matter: Expungements of misdemeanor convictions.

Amazon not interested in new HQ2 site post-NYC  PoliticoBy now you've read that Amazon has abandoned its plans to build that shiny new headquarters in Long Island City. Of course, just two rivers and a bay away, ...

Brooklyn DA To Expunge Low-Level Marijuana Convictions  GothamistThousands of Brooklynites with misdemeanor marijuana convictions now have the opportunity to wipe those records clean: On Friday, the borough's district ...

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.

Fulton holding another event to help people expunge arrest records  Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFulton County wants to help clear arrests, charges and minor blemishes from citizens' criminal records through a free expungement event on Aug. 11. People ...

City Hall to help some Baltimore residents expunge records  Fox BaltimoreBALTIMORE (AP) -- Some Baltimore residents will soon get some help from City Hall in expunging their records from public inspection. Mayor Catherine Pugh ...

Hillsborough County plans record expungement clinic  FOX 13 News, Tampa BayThe Hillsborough State Attorney's Office is offering to expunge or seal an old criminal case -- if you are eligible.

Whitmer will consider forgiving marijuana crimes  The Detroit NewsGov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer will pursue executive action or legislation to free inmates and expunge criminal records for those convicted of marijuana crimes that ...

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.

Portland proposes to help renters expunge convictions  OregonLive.comThe city of Portland has a plan to help low-income renters wipe some criminal convictions from their record with the goal of removing a barrier to housing.

Land of Lincoln hosts clinic to expunge or seal criminal records in Carbondale  The SouthernCARBONDALE — Several residents used a clinic in downtown Carbondale Saturday to take the first step in moving forward a prior criminal conviction.

Conn.'s Prison Reform Legislation Would Expunge Records  NECNPrison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts.

Shelby County program helps expunge 179 charges for county inmates  WMCMEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is helping people in jail clear their records so they'll have an easier time finding jobs after their release ...

City's lawyers will help job seekers expunge criminal records at upcoming WorkBaltimore convention  Baltimore FishbowlIt is no exaggeration, as we all know, to say that the existence of criminal justice records about an individual poses one of the most formidable barriers to ...

Lawmakers see juvenile justice improvements  The RecorderBOSTON — How can the state develop a more cohesive and unified approach to help children in the juvenile justice system and their families?A recent report ...

Wisconsin's criminal expungement rules keep needed workers out of jobs, study says  Milwaukee Journal SentinelA think tank's report suggests ways Wisconsin could modify its restrictive rules about expunging criminal records to boost employment.

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.comA new Ohio expungement law that quietly went into effect last week gives people with five felonies a chance to seal their criminal records. The changes-- a direct ...

EDITORIAL: Legal pot bill should make expungement easy for offenders  MyCentralJersey.comNew Jersey lawmakers pushing to legalize recreational marijuana are most of all looking at the money. Regulating and taxing pot will mean more revenue for ...

Mokgoro asked to ignore Agrizzi affidavit as ex-Bosasa COO no longer testifying  IOLThe fate of embattled deputy NDPP Adv Nomgcobo Jiba, is now wholly dependent on the decision of Judge Yvonne Mokgoro.

Group pushes to make it easier, less costly for Utahns to expunge criminal records  Deseret NewsA libertarian-leaning group wants Utah lawmakers to waive fees for those who want to have their criminal records scrubbed but can't afford the administrative ...

Lawmakers File Bills To Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans  Marijuana MomentLawmakers on Capitol Hill filed companion bills on Tuesday in the House and Senate to make it legal under federal law for military veterans to “use, possess, ...

How Long Beach plans to help residents expunge marijuana misdemeanors and other low-level convictions  Long Beach Press TelegramWith tens of thousands of marijuana-related convictions in California potentially eligible to be overturned following the legalization of recreational pot, Long ...

New SC expungement law set to give offenders a better chance to enter workforce  WIS(WIS) - A new law aims to make job searching easier for those who committed "low level" crimes. The law is an expansion of the former South Carolina ...

Library program offers help expunging criminal records  Freeport Journal-StandardFREEPORT — A program at the Freeport Public Library can help people with criminal records eliminate a major barrier to employment.The Lawyers in the ...

Senators table bill that aims to expunge criminal records  Virgin Islands Daily NewsST. THOMAS — A bill allowing felons to expunge their criminal records after five years of good behavior was held up in committee Thursday after V.I. Attorney ...

TV Station Ordered to Expunge Archived Story About Teacher's Dismissed Domestic Violence Charges  ReasonUntil a week ago, Houston's ABC-13 TV station, KTRK, had the following story on its web site (I quote the July 13, 2017 version, which had been updated from its ...

Mayor who rebuilt life speaks in Atchison  News-Press NowATCHISON, Kansas — Jermaine Wilson had hit rock bottom. Having begun a life of crime with a burglary at the age of 11, he eventually found himself in prison ...

Learn how to expunge or seal your record  The Herald-NewsA free expungement program was scheduled to help men and women with expunging or sealing their criminal records. The “How to Expunge and/or Seal ...

new york marijuana legalization expunge criminal records  Spectrum NewsWhen state lawmakers return to work in January, they will consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana in New York. Earlier this year, the health ...

Here's how to get a criminal record expunged  AZ Big MediaHaving a criminal report even after being proven innocent can be a smear on your name. Find out what you can do to get a criminal record expunged. One-third ...

Seattle judges have expunged the criminal records of more than 500 marijuana offenders  ThinkProgressEarlier this month, all seven of Seattle's municipal judges agreed to expunge the records of persons charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession who were ...