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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Denver Mayor Opens Expungement Options for Over 10,000 Marijuana Convictions  WestwordDenver Mayor Michael Hancock announced a new citywide effort to expunge low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

From the Hill: Cannabis expungement  Pentiction Western NewsCannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn't include one important piece in that legislation: expungement of ...

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 ...

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.

Feds must move on expungements | Opinion  The Daily CourierCannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn't include one important piece in that legislation: expungement of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

California sued over DNA database’s inclusion of people never convicted of felony  San Francisco ChronicleComparing DNA evidence to a national database of offenders has become an increasingly powerful crime-solving tool, but the practice has spurred an evolving ...

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 ...

Local delegates considering new bills for 2019 legislative session  virginiafirst.comWFXR News is digging deeper, and looking ahead to the 2019 legislative session.

'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 ...

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 ...

Kansas to pay more than $1 million in first wrongful-conviction settlement  WIBWThe Kansas Attorney General's Office agreed to pay more than a million dollars to a wrongfully convicted man who spent 17 years behind bars.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

NDP MP makes last plea for feds to issue pot expungements, not pardons  CTV NewsWith the federal government's promised pot pardon bill yet to be tabled, NDP MP Murray Rankin is poised to make one final plea for the Liberals to back his bill ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

New Bill Would Legalize Cannabis in New Jersey  LeaflyLawmakers across the Northeast watched this week as cannabis sales kicked off in Massachusetts. Judging from their reactions, it seems the state won't be ...

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, ...

Cannabis Collaborative Conference Returns for Another Compelling Conference to Discuss the Maturing Cannabis Market.  Willamette WeekThe Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC), held each year at the end of January in Portland, Oregon, hosts 2,500 attendees to discuss the most pressing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Doing a background check on your financial adviser is getting tougher  MarketWatchBrokers can request that complaints against them be removed from the BrokerCheck website.

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 ...

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."

Busted: HS Principal caught up in two-state auto insurance scam  TheGrioAuto insurance isn't cheap in New York State and one educator thought she'd figure how she'd beat the system. She should have just switched to...well, you ...

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 ...

Op-Ed: Pot Record Clearance is Critical for Our Communities  San Jose InsideSJSU will host an educational forum on cannabis record clearance on Nov. 28 in the Student Union Theater.

Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot  Chicago Sun-TimesMichigan clears a threshold this week as the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more than just medical purposes.

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 ...

Assembly speaker promises action soon on weed, minimum wage  NJTV NewsCoughlin, speaking at the Southern New Jersey Development Council's Public Policy Breakfast, gave a quick update on the legislative agenda for the remainder ...

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 ...

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 ...

The 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Is ...  The Motley FoolThis state could see $850 million in annual cannabis sales by 2022 if recreational weed is legalized.

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Weekly Legislative Roundup 11/30/18  NORML BlogWelcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!

The Cannabis Catch-Up: Seeing Through the Haze  Seven DaysThis week's weed news in some ways paralleled the climax of the special counsel's investigation into President Donald Trump. Before you call me crazy, let...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Shutting former criminals out of opportunity is economically foolish  USA TODAYNearly half of all children have a parent with a criminal record, and US is losing $87 billion a year in GDP by not employing them.

County residents with criminal records look for clean slate at expungement event  The State Journal-RegisterColby Gibson, 36, is open about the mistakes he made early in life, which include guilty pleas to battery and criminal trespass charges.“I'm trying to change my ...

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Drake strives to be an advocate for people - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg PostVicksburg native Noah Drake grew up in the Warren County and Claiborne County area and overcame many obstacles throughout his life that only made him ...

Legal weed is one step closer in New Jersey. Here’s what’s next  Chicago Sun-TimesTRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey is moving to make recreational marijuana sales and use legal for adults, a move that comes after years of debate and a lengthy ...

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 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 ...

Editorial: California shouldn’t keep DNA from hundreds of thousands of innocent people  San Francisco ChronicleCalifornia is being sued over its DNA collection practices, and the only thing that's surprising is how long it took. In 2004, state voters passed Proposition 69, ...

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 ...

Live 5 News Investigates: Jailed Unjustified  Live 5 News WCSCCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Hauled off to jail for a crime you didn't commit? It has happened to dozens of people involving law enforcement across the ...

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 ...

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 ...