California’s bill to seal criminal records, explained

Court Debt No Longer an Impediment to Clearing Criminal Records in California  The San Francisco Standard

How to expunge criminal record: This new Utah app could help  Deseret News

How can I get my criminal record expunged? Utah has clean slate law  Deseret News

Isla Vista Organizations to Hold ‘Clean Slate Clinic’ for Record Expungement  Santa Barbara Independent

Fines and Fees Are a Barrier to Criminal Record-Clearing  Center For American Progress

The Right Way to Do Criminal Record Clearance: Automatically  Governing

Tech groups and states team to speed expunging of criminal records  Axios

SF Prosecutors Prevent People With Court Debts From Clearing Criminal Records. A State Bill Could Change That  The San Francisco Standard

New pilot program will explore clearing outdated cannabis convictions  Las Vegas Sun

California to clear pot convictions faster after Times probe  Los Angeles Times

File Request to Expunge a Criminal Record

‘Collateral Consequences’: County funds Legal Aid program to assist with expunctions, offer individuals a clean slate  Port City Daily

New Arizona law on sealing criminal records brings opportunities, barriers  Cronkite News

Congressional Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Record Sealing And Other Drug Policy Bills In Key Committee  Marijuana Moment

Oklahoma bill could streamline criminal record expungement process

Organizations show people how to clear criminal records, free of charge  WAFB

New 'clean slate' law will expunge criminal records for hundreds of thousands of Utahns  KUTV 2News

Utah’s ‘clean slate’ law goes into effect to expunge old, minor criminal charges  KSLTV

Get a criminal record expunged with help from Allegheny County  PGH City Paper

‘Clean slate’ laws would erase criminal records. Do they make America more equitable?  Sacramento Bee

Free legal clinics offer a ‘clean slate’ for Philly, South Jersey residents with criminal records  WHYY

More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Dallas County Hosting 6th Expunction Event to Clear Criminal Records  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

He Was Innocent. He Served Eight Years Anyway  The Daily Beast

Expungement in Michigan: How to clear your criminal record  FOX 2 Detroit

Utah “Clean Slate” Law Will Automatically Expunge Certain Criminal Records  ESR NEWS

Automatic Clearing of Records  National Conference of State Legislatures

California advances broadest US law sealing criminal records; bill headed to Newsom  Desert Sun

Residents get help clearing criminal records

Opinion | For those freed after wrongful convictions, gratitude is a lot to ask  The Washington Post

Despite Backlash, Voters and Lawmakers Continue to Choose Criminal Justice Reform | News & Commentary | American Civil Liberties Union  ACLU

Effort to bring automatic criminal records expungement to Louisiana crumbles again  Louisana Illuminator

Santa Clara County to Automate Low-Level Expungements  Governing

A Criminal Record Shouldn't Be a Life Sentence to Poverty  Center For American Progress

An appeals court rules the DOJ can regain access to documents seized from Mar-a-Lago  NPR

Utah ‘clean slate’ law: Does it clear your criminal record?  Deseret News

The story of one US governor’s historic use of clemency: ‘We are a nation of second chances’  The Guardian US

‘I’m not that person anymore’: Proposal seeks to expand eligibility to clear past crimes

First Lady Wolf Discusses Clemency, Expungement, and Clean Slate for Women with Criminal Records

The Expungement Process in Oklahoma is Long and Expensive. The Legislature Could Change That.  Oklahoma Watch

Senator Wiener's Fresh Start Act, to Remove Outstanding Restitution as a Barrier to Expungement, Passes Senate Public Safety  Senator Scott Wiener

North Carolina joins growing number of states in clearing criminal-records  Burlington Times News

Kentucky Supreme Court orders expungement fees waived for people who cannot afford to pay  WDRB

‘An utter failure’: Law meant to clear old convictions, including for marijuana possession, helps few  The Boston Globe

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

Register now for the Barstow Job Fair and Criminal Record-Clearing Event on Feb. 9

Certificates of Rehabilitation and Limited Relief  National Conference of State Legislatures

Travis County to help clear criminal records July 23

Thai police to speed up clearing of criminal records of those found not guilty  Thai PBS World

Michigan AG Nessel partners with Detroit Pistons to help residents expunge criminal records  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Providing a Clean Slate: Removing Barriers to Employment  Right on Crime

'Historic' Michigan expungement bills signed into law  Detroit Free Press

New York set to pass ‘Clean Slate’ bill which could help millions seal old criminal convictions  The Independent

ISU Expungement Clinic is giving people with criminal records a second chance  Illinois State University News

Trend-watching: Colorado joins 'Clean Slate' law states  Hr Morning

Looking to clear a criminal record in Mississippi? Free legal workshop available to residents  Clarion Ledger

Get help clearing criminal record at Smyrna hiring fair  WKRN News 2

Durham DA helping to provide 2nd chance by clearing criminal records of hundreds of teens

Washington Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Automatically Cleared Criminal Records  The Appeal

Colorado Senate bill aims to automatically seal non-violent criminal records

'I feel lighter:' For those who have served their time, getting criminal record cleared allows healing and a step forward  Kitsap Sun

Hundreds line up to get their records expunged for free at Southern University  WBRZ

Expungement clinic lets many turn their life around  WREG NewsChannel 3

Oklahoma becomes sixth state to enact clean slate legislation for expungements  Stillwater News Press

How to get help with expungement under Michigan's new laws  Detroit Free Press

Lawmakers weigh plans to wipe away pot arrests  The Salem News

California legislative wrap-up: Newsom signs multiple bills  Los Angeles Blade

Search for a ‘clean slate’ remains elusive  The Boston Globe

New law will allow for the expunging of juvenile records in North Carolina  Triad City Beat

Expungement help: Begin process of clearing your marijuana convictions at Hash Bash in Ann Arbor  FOX 2 Detroit

Malibu holds its 7th annual 'Homeless Connect Day' event  Malibu Times

Fulton County joins effort to restrict criminal records, opening job and housing opportunities WXIA

Newsom calls out gas companies, says they're fleecing Californians  Los Angeles Blade

Five Things You Didn't Know About Clearing Your Record  The Marshall Project

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPR

How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Here's how Michigan's expungement laws will change this spring  Detroit Free Press

New Phone App Makes It Easier To Clear Past Offenses From Criminal Records  Wisconsin Public Radio

Preventing and Removing Barriers to Housing Security for People With Criminal Convictions  Center For American Progress

Memphis expungement clinic to be on Saturday for former offenders  Commercial Appeal

The DOJ Says a Man Whose Record Was Expunged Still Must Register As a Sex Offender, Which Is Impossible  Reason

Project Clean Slate  City of Detroit

Michigan expungement bill would automatically seal criminal history  Detroit Free Press

How to erase your criminal record (yes, that's a thing!)  FOX 29

Sacramentans could get help clearing their criminal records courtesy of the weed industry  Sacramento Bee

Harris County adopts new ‘Fair Chance’ policy, no longer asking about criminal histories on county job applications  KPRC Click2Houston

Senator Wiener Introduces the Fresh Start Act to Remove Outstanding Restitution as a Barrier to Expungement  Senator Scott Wiener

New Hope for People with a Criminal Record in Washington

Shelby County Clerk continues crusade to clear criminal records during Expungement Clinic  WATN - Local 24

NY & NJ Will Erase Nearly A Million Marijuana Convictions. For Some, Clearing Their Record Gets Tricky  Gothamist

Pennsylvania begins to automatically seal some criminal records  The Washington Post

Expungement fair in Flint helps convicted drunk drivers clear their record  WJRT

Muskegon expungement fair offers help clearing criminal records

Modern Approaches to Expungement  Legal Talk Network

For many with criminal convictions in their past, the 'Clean Slate' bill would open doors long closed  The Connecticut Mirror

Opinion: JPMorgan Chase program works for those with criminal records  The Columbus Dispatch

RELEASE: On Its One Year Anniversary, Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law Has Cleared Nearly 35 Million Records  Center For American Progress

Federal Marijuana Records Would Be Expunged Under New Bipartisan Congressional Bill  Marijuana Moment

Op-ed: Clean Slate bill can reduce recidivism and drive a more inclusive economic recovery  Crain's New York Business