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 ...

His time in prison behind him, Leavenworth mayor inspires county’s ‘Expungement Day’  Kansas City StarJermaine Wilson needed a plan. He was behind bars in the maximum security wing of Lansing Correctional Facility. “Like a caged animal,” he said. He took up ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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. ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Denver's Expungement Program Ready to Clear Thousands of Past Marijuana Convictions | Westword  WestwordThe City of Denver's marijuana conviction expungement program is now online and ready to roll. Dubbed "Turn Over a New leaf," the campaign aims to dismiss ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Better screening by Finra could curb expungements  InvestmentNewsThe real problem? The reluctance to address the volume of claims that don't belong.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

New 2019 California Laws Expand Expungement of Criminal Records  EIN NewsIf your conviction was in a California court, we can handle your expungement, reduction, or Certificate/Pardon, including all the court hearings, without you ...

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 ...

Mississippi’s criminal justice agenda could include re-entry, expungements  WREG NewsChannel 3Lawmakers are promising changes to Mississippi's criminal justice system that could include support for prisoners to re-enter society, ways to wipe out records of ...

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, ...

Criminal Justice Agenda Could Include Re-Entry, Expungements  U.S. News & World ReportJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawmakers say changes to Mississippi's criminal justice system will be among their top priorities for the legislative session beginning ...

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

How One Law Firm Handled Three out of Five Broker Expungement Requests in 2018  Financial Advisor IQA Denver-based law firm appears to have made a cottage industry out of clearing broker records — and its founder is in no way apologetic about being the ...

Prison reform legislation would expunge records  Albany Times UnionBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prison reform advocates are asking lawmakers to pass legislation that would expunge the records of many convicts. The "Clean ...

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.

Vetting a Broker Is Harder Than It Looks  Kiplinger's Personal FinanceA lot of negative information is expunged from popular search tool BrokerCheck.

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.

How N.J. could lose out on millions of dollars if it doesn't legalize weed soon  NJ.com2018 was supposed to be the year of legal weed in New Jersey. It hasn't turned out like that.

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.

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 ...

Nehemiah MBC, Music City Community Court, Criminal Clerk’s office team up for expungement court for community  pridepublishinggroup.comFor the third year in a row, Rev. Thomas E. Hunter, Sr. and Nehemiah Missionary Baptist Church partnered with Judge Rachel Bell's General Sessions Music ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Supreme Court eases requirements for drug court graduates  mySanAntonio.comTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug offenders who have successfully completed a court-ordered program should be given more leeway when they apply to have some ...

As metro Detroiters smoke legal pot, some await legal news on their future  WXYZROYAL OAK, Mich. (WXYZ) — The battle to legalize marijuana may have swung in favor of marijuana advocates, but the folks behind the moves say plenty more ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

‘Restoration Saturday’ offers financial assistance for expungement, drivers license reinstatement  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metropolitan Baptist Church will host "Restoration Saturday" this weekend to help people who want their criminal records expunged or those ...

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.

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.

Gov. Jeff Colyer pardons 2 Kansans with Wichita ties  KWCHTOPEKA, Kan. Governor Jeff Colyer granted two pardons and one commutation of a sentence as he closes out his time in office. A Wichita man and former ...

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 ...

Expungement Fairs Are Getting Top Cannabis Talent Back In Business  ForbesFrom October 20 to 27, organizations will offer free record-clearing and legal advice for National Expungement Week, and hopefully help cannabis veterans ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Brooklyn to wipe out over 1,400 warrants in marijuana cases  New York Post Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will be following through on plans to wipe out more than 1400 warrants in misdemeanor weed possession cases.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

SC lawmakers override Governor's veto of expungement law amendment  WJBF-TVA bipartisan group of lawmakers overturned one of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster's vetoes. The governor vetoed a bill earlier this summer that would ...

National Expungement Week Brings Legal Aid to L.A. on Saturday  L.A. WeeklyNational Expungement Week hits Los Angeles with clinics across the county helping people clear their record and get a second chance at life. A coalition of ...

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 ...

Expungement workshop offered at ECTC | Local News  Elizabethtown News EnterpriseLocal organizations have partnered to host an information session next Thursday about expungements. The free session starts at 12:30 p.m. at Elizabethtown ...

Expungement seminar Thursday in Atlantic City  Press of Atlantic CityATLANTIC CITY — A seminar Thursday morning aims to spread information about the steps to expunge criminal and juvenile records, giving participants the ...

Tulsa to host Expungement Expo to assist eligible individuals seal criminal records  Tulsa WorldIn addition to local and county legal organizations in attendance providing free services, the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office, the Tulsa County Clerk's ...

Expungement Saturdays a big success  WBXHSecond chances don't come along every day, but there's a big one available this weekend. Baton Rouge Easy Expungement Screening (BREES) is held on the ...

Expungement law details  Akron Beacon JournalHere are details about Ohio's expungement law, provided by the Ohio Justice & Police Center and the Summit County Clerk of Courts: Who is eligible: People ...

Marijuana expungement should be automatic, free: Letter  Asbury Park PressRetroactive expungement of marijuana convictions in NJ should be automatic and free.

Job Shortage Spurs Talk Of Second Chances At Expungement Forum  Wisconsin Public Radio NewsEach year in the state of Wisconsin, around 2000 criminal cases are sealed from public view in a process called expungement, and supporters of expungement ...

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.

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.

Law students host expungement workshop  WCBD News 2CHARLESTON, SC (PRESS RELEASE) - Charleston School of Law students are hosting a Sept. 15 workshop to help people learn how to clear criminal records ...

Richmond County making criminal expungement process easier  WJBF-TVIf you have a criminal record, you may qualify to have it expunged. Normally, it is a complicated process. Right now, Richmond County leaders are trying to help ...

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 clinic Oct. 22 | News  Morehead NewsAn expungement clinic will be held Monday, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the CHER Building, 316 W. Second Street, Morehead.

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.

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.

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 ...

Cannabis misdemeanor expungement clinics to be held in Middlebury  vtdigger.orgNews Release — Addison County State's Attorney Oct. 5, 2018. Contact Dave Silberman – (626) 864-2147. Dennis Wygmans – (802) 388-7741 ...

Detroit residents can get nonviolent records expunged on Saturday  Detroit Free PressDetroiters can head downtown Saturday for Project Clean Slate's fair to get their nonviolent criminal background records expunged.

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 ...

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 ...

Expungement event for EBR convictions scheduled for Saturday  WAFBOn Saturday, October 6, the East Baton Rouge district attorney, public defender, city prosecutor, and the clerks of the 19th JDC and Baton Rouge City Court will ...

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 ...

Baltimore Mayor Hosts Expungement Clinic  Fox BaltimoreBALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced that the Baltimore City Law Department will host a special “Expungement Clinic” as part of the ...

Massachusetts National Day of Expungement to help clear marijuana convictions  MassLive.comSPRINGFIELD -- Legalization of marijuana in the state means that work continues to help those convicted of pot crimes clear their records with the ...

Expungement Reform: 'Every Sentence is a Life Sentence'  Door County PulseA report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) details the strict nature of Wisconsin's expungement laws.

Expungement event in Baton Rouge planned for Saturday  WAFBSeveral Baton Rouge agencies will host another BREES expungement event Saturday September 1.