Learn How to Expunge Criminal Record at OneJustice Clinic  NoozhawkOneJustice's Justice Bus Project is partnering with the Santa Barbara Public Defender's Office to provide a free criminal record-clearance clinic, noon-4 p.m. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Pardoned murderer denied petition for expungement | News  Virgin Islands Daily NewsA murderer pardoned by Gov. Charles Turnbull is not eligible to have his criminal record expunged, according to an opinion by V.I. Superior Court Judge ...

Prison reform legislation would expunge records  WTNH.comPrison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts.

Ron DeSantis Didn’t Expunge His Racist Record By Pardoning the Groveland Four  New York MagazineGovernor Ron DeSantis of Florida is already mapping out his legacy. The former United States congressman and committed Trump disciple was sworn into ...

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.

Piers Morgan launches scathing attack on 'radical feminists who expunge masculinity'  Daily MailPiers Morgan ranted at 'radical feminism' on Good Morning Britain after experts suggested males must be encouraged away from attributes often associated with ...

Can a Criminal Record Ever Be Fully Expunged?  Pacific StandardEven if a record is officially wiped clean, it's legal for criminal justice agencies and other websites to keep criminal records online.

His time in prison behind him, Leavenworth mayor inspires county’s ‘Expungement Day’  Kansas City StarLeavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson launched 'Expungement Day' to help clear qualifying people's criminal records. The guest of honor was new ...

Bill Introduced to Expunge Marijuana Convictions in Missouri  My Moinfo(Jefferson City) With Missouri voters approving medical marijuana in November, there are efforts getting underway in Jefferson City to further decriminalize the ...

Library 101 series to open with criminal expungement seminar  Paducah SunClass will soon be in session at the McCracken County Public Library as staffers prepare to launch the third year of 101 programming.

Prosecutor, local attorneys offer expungement program  Leavenworth TimesBefore becoming mayor of Leavenworth, Jermaine Wilson served close to three years in prison for drug possession.He later had the conviction expunged.

Will County offers people with minor offenses a one-stop shop this summer to help clear record  Chicago TribuneWill County is offering people with minor criminal offenses a one-stop shop this summer to help get them started on the quest for a clear record. The fair, which ...

Expunging past marijuana convictions  binghamtonhomepage.comAs recreational marijuana seems likely to be legalized in New York this year, there are a number of related issues to be considered.

Piers Morgan blasts ‘radical feminists’ in GMB rant and claims they ‘expunge mascualinity’  The SunThe 53-year-old was left furious this morning after new guidelines stated stoicism, competitiveness, dominance and aggression is harmful to males.

NYC Mayor Backs Marijuana Legalization and Conviction Expungement  GoverningBy Matthew Chayes. Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed the legalization of recreational marijuana Thursday and urged the state to automatically expunge ...

De Blasio backs legal marijuana, calls for expunging records of criminal convictions - NY Daily News  New York Daily NewsMayor de Blasio has backed the legalization of marijuana — but called for it to be coupled with the expunging of criminal convictions for possessing or smoking ...

New expungement law could open up opportunities for some offenders  Spartanburg Herald JournalExpanded state expungement provisions went into effect in late December that could make it easier for low-level offenders to clean up their criminal histories.

Look! Maine Lawmakers Look To Expunge Past Cannabis Convictions  stupidDOPE.comBack in 2016 Main legalized adult-use cannabis, doing so without any plans to address past marijuana convictions. Today state legislators are looking to ...

Dave Silberman: A call for expungement of all cannabis convictions  vtdigger.orgEditor's note: This commentary is by Dave Silberman, an attorney and pro bono legalization advocate in Middlebury. This column does not represent the views of ...

You can apply to have marijuana convictions expunged under new Denver program  9News.com KUSADenver's “Turn Over a New Leaf Program” is expected to give thousands of people convicted of low-level marijuana crimes a chance to have their records ...

Expunging records allowed for some first-time offenses, minor drug charges  WCBD News 2COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) - Some first-time offenses and minor drug charges can now be removed from criminal records in South Carolina.

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  SlateYou're arrested. It's a mistake and it's expunged. But your mug shot is still online for everyone to find.

Opinion: New expungement law gives many a fresh start  Greenville NewsThe new year is a time for reflections and *fresh* starts. This holiday season, we can celebrate landmark workforce legislation that becomes law on Dec. 27.

Changes to state expungement laws make it easier for non-violent offenders to clear records  Norman TranscriptErasing a felony conviction record just became much easier.

Lawmakers consider sealing, erasing records of past cannabis convictions  Press HeraldFour Maine legislators are pursuing legislation to seal or expunge the records of people with past marijuana convictions following the legalization of recreational ...

Finding an Expungement Attorney in New Jersey  LA ProgressiveExpungement Attorney --Expungement s a procedure which results in the legal record of an individual's arrest or criminal conviction being sealed.

The road to legalizing marijuana in NY  MyTwinTiers.comAs recreational marijuana seems to be more and more likely to be passed this year, there are a few roadblocks that must be overcome first. The biggest being ...

Lyon County Sheriff's Office warns residents of phone scammer claiming to be a deputy  Carson NowYERINGTON — The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is alerting residents of an attempted phone scam that happened Tuesday.

Huntsville councilman's DUI arrest 'does not exist,' court officials say  AL.comHuntsville City Councilman Will Culver is shown in an April 22, 2018 mugshot. The photo has recently been removed from the Madison County jail website.

Supreme Court eases requirements for drug court graduates  Miami HeraldA ruling by New Jersey's Supreme Court has made it easier for drug offenders who've completed a court-supervised program to have their criminal records ...

Clean Slate law offers offenders a fresh start without public criminal record  Tribune-ReviewPennsylvania state court officials are preparing a massive initiative that could pave the way for courts across the country to offer people convicted of minor ...

Expungement law sought by criminal justice reformers • Arizona Mirror  Arizona Mirror*Fresh* out of prison, where he'd just finished a year-and-a-half stint in prison for stealing a relative's car, Adam Rose walked into a Starbucks inside a grocery ...

Criminal Court Clerk Heidi Kuhn explores expungement court docket  The Daily MemphianShelby County Criminal Court Clerk Heidi Kuhn wants to establish an expungement docket in Criminal Court to accelerate the process of wiping clean the ...

N.J.'s top court just made it easier for recovering addicts to clean up their criminal record  NJ.comThe New Jersey Supreme Court found too many hurdles for people who graduated drug court to expunge their records and start a new chapter.

Huntsville city councilman’s DUI case expunged  WAFFThe DUI case against Huntsville City Councilman Will Culver has been expunged.

Investing: Vetting a broker is harder than it looks  Chicago TribuneWe spoke with Colleen Honigsberg, an assistant professor at Stanford Law School, where she studies corporate and securities law, about vetting a broker.

New criminal record expungement law could benefit SC job seekers  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SCMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - A state law officially in effect at the start of the year could make it easier for some people to find jobs in South Carolina.

Baltimore police expunged officer's internal affairs files; public defender's office calls for investigation  Baltimore SunThe Baltimore Police Department had a widespread practice of wrongly expunging internal affairs files of officers accused of misconduct, the public defender's ...

Google quietly expunge two-year software upgrade for Android One devices  Gizchina.comWhen Google introduced the Android One platform, it guaranteed that devices on this platform will have at least two years of system upgrade support. Now ...

Supreme Court: Expunged OWI Counts as a Prior OWI Conviction | Supreme Court: Expunged OWI Counts as a Prior OWI Conviction  WisBarJan. 3, 2019 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a conviction for operating while intoxicated (OWI), second offense, even though a circuit court ordered ...

In Wisconsin, your OWI charge might get expunged, but it's not forgotten, Supreme Court rules  Milwaukee Journal SentinelIn a unanimous decision written by Justice Annette Ziegler, the court distinguished expunction from another legal term, vacatur — one just hides your conviction, ...

States Hold Breath as Trump’s Attorney General Nominee Says He Won’t Prosecute Pot in Marijuana-Legal States  FortuneTrump's attorney general nominee William Barr tells the Senate he won't prosecute marijuana firms in states where the drug is legal.

Clergy, legislators to campaign for ‘Clean Slate’ legislation  CTPostBRIDGEPORT — Although no formal legislation has been drafted, a group of community members and legislators will gather Sunday to campaign for changes to ...

Huntsville City Councilman's DUI Expunged  Alabama Public RadioThe case of a Huntsville city councilman accused of driving under the influence has been expunged, or cleared from the legal records. News outlets reported.

Supreme Court amends court retention rules for tax sales, expungement records  Indiana LawyerThe Indiana Supreme Court has issued new guidance on how long courts are required to maintain files related to tax sales and expungements in their offices.

City of Denver Teams With Rising Cannabis MarCom Agency to Spotlight Initiative for Expunging Marijuana Convictions  mg Cannabis RetailerDenver residents who have been convicted of low-level marijuana offenses can now request to have their record expunged through the city's recently launched ...

Baltimore police expunged officer's internal affairs files according to public defender's office  Baltimore SunThe Baltimore Police Department had a widespread practice of wrongly expunging internal affairs files of officers accused of misconduct, the public defender's.

Trump Signed the First Step Act for Criminal Justice Reform. Here's the Second Step  FortuneNow that President Trump has signed the First Step Act, criminal justice reform should focus on lowering recidivism rates.

Court Watch: Drunk Driving Offense Not Expunged, Court Rules  urbanmilwaukeeState Supreme Court says expunged OWI conviction can count against defendants sentenced for a new offense.

Expungement motion expected for ex-pastor acquitted of child abuse  WJBC NewsMatthew Everly, 26, of Bloomington was found not guilty New Years Eve of breaking his infant daughter's legs and arm in March 2017. (Everly defense team ...

Cleveland Housing Court sets new rules to make requests to seal evictions easier  cleveland.comCleveland Housing Court Judge Ronald O'Leary, in court in 2018, has created new rules that lay out when and how tenants can apply to have eviction cases ...

Illinois General Assembly Corrects Additional Juvenile Court Act Errors  LexologyThe Illinois General Assembly's Public Act 100-1162, signed on Dec. 20, 2018, amends the Juvenile Court Act (JCA) to extend the deadlines…

Oregon lawmakers to work on speeding up pot conviction removals  KATUOregon legislators say they'll work during this year's session to speed up the process of expunging pot convictions from low-level offenders prior to its ...

High Court Ruling Makes It Easier for Drug-Court Grads to Wipe Slate Clean  NJ SpotlightDecision is praised by advocates as fulfilling intent of 2016 law offering recovered addicts with minor crime records a new start life.

City Councilman Will Culver won’t explain how his DUI charge was “resolved”  WHNT News 19HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Court records show Huntsville City Councilman Will Culver's DUI charge has been expunged months after he was arrested. The process ...

Editorial: Pardons for old pot convictions the right thing to do  Yakima Herald-RepublicWe all make mistakes and occasionally wish we could wipe the slate clean and move on with our lives. Reinventing one's self, in fact, may constitute the new ...

Public defender's office calls for investigation after Baltimore police expunged officer's internal affairs files  Herald-Mail MediaBALTIMORE — The Baltimore Police Department had a widespread practice of wrongly expunging internal affairs files of officers accused of misconduct, the ...

Kamala Harris: Ending the 'failed war on drugs' starts with legalizing marijuana  Washington ExaminerSen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said in her new book that she believes the use of marijuana should be legal.

'Family Guy' Is Finally Phasing Out Gay Jokes, Producers Confirm  menshealth.comAfter Peter Griffin mentioned it on an episode of 'Family Guy,' executive producers confirmed the show will "evolve" away from jokes at the expense of LGBTQ ...

History by mob rule: University of Cincinnati considers expunging benefactor's contribution to its own legacy  Washington ExaminerThe past has always been an example to look towards in order to figure out what works and what doesn't in society, and what should never be done again.

Brooklyn District Attorney's Office Moves Forward with Marijuana Expungement Initiative  NORML BlogWhile state lawmakers in New York continue to explore the intricacies of legalizing and regulating adult-use marijuana, Brooklyn DA's Office is moving forward ...

Cleaning up tainted broker records becomes a cottage industry for one law firm  InvestmentNewsCritics may take Dochtor Kennedy to task for helping brokers clean up their disciplinary records, but no one can argue with his success.

Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July  ComputerworldGoogle plans to go global with Chrome's ad-blocking in July, expanding the practice from North America and Europe, where it's been in place for nearly a year.

Sen. Higdon to offer marijuana, expungement bills  Forward KentuckySen. Jimmy Higdon wants to give prosecutors more freedom in sentencing drug offenders and police officers less leeway in charging marijuana users.

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.

Norfolk District Attorney holds expunging records training - News - Holbrook Sun - Holbrook, MA  Wicked LocalNorfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey and the Quincy Bar Association hosted a two-hour training for attorneys and court personnel on implementing a ...

Missouri lawmakers have filed 10 marijuana bills since Amendment 2 passed. Here's a roundup  Springfield News-LeaderJust a few days in, 2019 already promises to be a year of marijuana-related news in Missouri. Over the next 12 months, the state Department of Health and ...

Criminal Records for Obsolete Crimes  The Wall Street JournalWhen pot is made legal, old convictions should be expunged.

Want to sweep your record clean? Process is complex, but can start online  Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThousands of people across Pennsylvania have submitted requests to have old criminal records sealed in the two weeks since the state expanded the types of ...

Ganja in the Garden State: What Will Happen with New Jersey Weed in 2019?  MERRY JANENew Jersey has been pushing and pushing for cannabis legalization, but the state is yet to pass a recreational bill. Will 2019 finally be the year the Garden State ...

Officials seal 20 records at expungement clinic | State  Caledonian RecordWINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — More than 60 people have attended the first in a series of clinics to seal their criminal record in Vermont.

Sixth Circuit Hears Debate Over Rewarding Inmate Vasectomies  Courthouse News ServiceCINCINNATI (CN) – The constitutionality of a discontinued Tennessee county policy that gave inmates a jail-time credit if they had a vasectomy was debated ...

Correction: Expungement Clinic story | State  Caledonian RecordWINOOSKI, 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 ...

Laws & Order: Legislators In Washington Region To Debate Overhaul Of Criminal Justice Laws  WAMU 88.5While bipartisanship is rare in government these days, criminal justice has become an issue where many Democrats and Republicans can agree that changes ...

Bard suggests another run for city council  Joplin GlobeNews of an upcoming court hearing encouraged Joshua Bard to announce his hopes for another run for Joplin City Council in 2020.

Cannabis Reform in North America  Shepherd ExpressIf Wisconsin wants to keep pace with neighboring states and Canada and secure the full fiscal benefit from an initial surge in sales to fund top state priorities, ...

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.

What Legalized Marijuana Could Mean for Illinois  WTTW NewsWith support from new Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois is getting closer attention throughout the state.

If you have an old criminal record, today you can finally get a Clean Slate in Pa.  Philly.comPennsylvania's Clean Slate law, among the nation's most progressive, begins its roll-out Wednesday.

Risoldi fraud, witness intimidation trial expected to start  The IntelligencerLegal experts said the near four-year trial delay in the Risoldi insurance fraud case could pose challenges for prosecutors and defense attorneys. Jury selection ...

Meet MRMR, the group that might actually get Minnesota ready for legal pot  City PagesIt's an exciting time to talk about legalizing recreational cannabis in Minnesota.…

FINRA's Board of Governors Approves Rule Proposals  LexologyOn December 21, 2018, FINRA issued a News Release and accompanying video summarizing FINRA's Board of Governors meeting on December 12-13, 2018 ...

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 ...

New Clean Slate Law allows sealing of certain criminal cases  WPVI-TVCertain Pennsylvania residents who've run afoul of the law will start the new year with a clean slate.

New SC laws go into effect on New Year’s Day 2019. (Did you save those gas receipts?)  Anderson Independent MailOf the 300 laws passed by SC lawmakers in 2017-18 session, a handful of those laws — including some involving the 2017 gas tax hike — become effective.

A name Modi cannot erase: Havelock has not been expunged from history  Telegraph IndiaNarendra Modi may find this a little ironic, but Europe's biggest gurdwara, the Sri Guru Singh Sabha in Southall in west London, stands on Havelock Road, ...

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" ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gov. Rauner takes clemency action  KFVSIn his final clemency review, Governor Bruce Rauner granted 30 clemency requests and four commutations on Friday, January 11.

Cannabis Bills Filed In Missouri And Texas  The Fresh ToastThe 2019 Legislative session for the state of Texas is about to start, and when it does, 12 bills among the pre-filed selections will focus on marijuana legalization ...

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 ...

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.

Woman sues Harahan police claiming wrongful arrest, public humiliation from false statements  The AdvocateA woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Harahan Police Department wrongfully arrested her after her boyfriend attacked an Uber driver last year ...

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 ...