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New project to help felons expunge records at little or no costWLKY LouisvilleAs the Urban League helps people get their records expunged, in exchange it wants people to enroll in programs that will help them be more successful, including registering to vote. "Not only are we going to expunge folks' records, we're going to try ...and more »

Urban League announces program to help expunge criminal recordsWHAS 11.comLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Criminal records prevent hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians from fully re-entering the community and rebuild their lives. With the help of a $300,000 donation, the Louisville Urban League is working with locals to expunge ...Louisville Urban League helps criminals expunge records with Rei ...WDRBall 2 news articles »

Va. lawmakers consider proposed legislation to expunge records for certain crimesWRICRob Bell (R-Charlottesville) noted it is “very difficult” to do an expungement years after a conviction. He said it would be better to find a fix for the problem on the front end rather than after the fact. The subcommittee members recommended the ...

Proposed bill would help trafficking victims expunge prostitution recordsColumbia MissourianIf the court finds that the person was acting "under the influence of an agent" — as in the case of sex trafficking — the court would expunge their record. "This could change not only my life, but dozens and dozens of victims across Missouri that ...and more »

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Fulton County to hold event that helps people expunge arrest recordsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionFulton County wants to help clear arrests, charges and minor blemishes from citizens' criminal records.and more »

Vanity Fair
“It's a Financial Bloodbath”: Property Owners Fight to Expunge the Trump TaintVanity FairImagine for a moment that you own a hotel or condo, and when would-be customers or tenants come to view your space, the first thing they see is a giant sign on the front of the building that says, “We love racist blowhards of debatable mental stability ...and more »

Options available to Missourians wanting to expunge criminal recordsColumbia Daily TribuneA new statewide law takes effect Jan. 1 making it easier for people to expunge their criminal records, which is when the court removes or seals records of arrests or convictions. Missouri courts have made forms available to petitioners seeking ...

Los Angeles Times
California lawmaker wants to make it easier to clear marijuana ...Los Angeles TimesProposition 64, approved by California voters in 2016 to legalize recreational pot use, allows people to petition the courts to have pa...California bill would make it easier to erase pot convictionsThe Mercury NewsCalifornia bill would ease erasure of pot convictionsSan Francisco ChronicleNew Bill Requires Courts To Clear Certain Marijuana Convictions ...MyMotherLode.comall 4 news articles »

Courts begin taking requests to expunge criminal recordsABC17News.comThe changes to the state's expungement rules took effect on Jan. 1. People can file petitions at county courts to expunge certain misdemeanor and felony cases, so long as they completed the sentence. The changes could affect hundreds of thousands of ...

The News Journal
Mistakes made as kids shouldn't limit futures as adults: Delaware VoiceThe News JournalThat's why, in 2018, the Office of Defense Services is committed to helping as many people as possible gain expungement of their juvenile record. No one should be denied a future because of mistakes they made when they were younger. There are many ...

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