Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan  Detroit Free PressWhitmer to sign sweeping expungement bills to automatically erase criminal records of hundreds of thousands of residents  Detroit Metro TimesWhitmer signs Clean Slate Michigan, allowing automatic felony expungement  Bridge MichiganWhitmer signs bills making it easier for some people to get records expunged  Crain's Detroit BusinessWhitmer kidnap plot suspects face steep fight for bond  The Detroit NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

Opinion: Michigan expungement law will give many residents a new future  Eastern Echo

What pending changes to expungement laws mean for setting aside criminal records in Michigan  MLive.com

Ex-Judge's Arrest Record Expunged | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

Polis Issues New 'Narrow' Pardons For 2732 Marijuana-Related Convictions  Colorado Public Radio

Cook County State's Attorney resumes clearing cannabis records  Daily Northwestern

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

If Arizona Legalizes Weed, Top Prosecutors Would Be Key To Clearing Past Convictions  The Appeal

Michigan: Gov. Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law  Norml

Service organizations look to spread awareness of new expungement laws  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

EBR student's record cleared after facing criminal charges for BB gun in bedroom  WDSU New Orleans

Whitmer signs expungement legislation | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Pennsylvania for Eliminating Fines and Fees as a Barrier to Clean Slate  Center For American Progress

The Pandemic Has Exacerbated Housing Instability for Renters of Color  Center For American Progress

Michigan Governor Signs Marijuana Expungements Bill As Part Of Criminal Justice Package  Marijuana Moment

Advancing Clean Slate: The Need for Automatic Record Clearance During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Center For American Progress

New legislation sets aside misdemeanor marijuana convictions  The Pioneer

Michigan criminal record expungement bills head to Whitmer's desk  Detroit Free Press

Marijuana Expungements Hinge On Result Of Arizona Prosecutor Race  Marijuana Moment

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

“A Load Off Your Chest”—Criminal Record Expungement During the Pandemic  Filter

Supreme Court rules on requirements for clearing a criminal record  Radio Iowa

Online event will help people clear criminal records  AdVantageNEWS.com

New law clarifies wait time to expunge criminal records  Evening News and Tribune

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

Michigan criminal record expungement bills a step closer to Senate vote  Detroit Free Press

Mitigating the Impacts of a Criminal Record on Young Adults in the US  Center For American Progress

Legislature approves bill package to help more people clear criminal records  Michigan Radio

STATEMENT: Michigan Becomes Latest State To Pass Clean Slate Legislation, First To Include Felonies  Center For American Progress

Michigan Senate approves criminal record expungement bills  WILX

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

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

Getting a Job with a Criminal Record Post COVID-19  Lexology

A Record Means Discrimination—But National Expungement Week Is Here  Filter

How one application can wipe your criminal record clean  WOAI

Winfield to swap out Lamont’s Clean Slate bill with a broader measure  The CT Mirror

Clean Slate: New law makes clearing your record, getting back to work easier  FOX13 Memphis

Commentary: Protesters shouldn't be saddled with criminal records  The Spokesman-Review

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

In NJ, certain cannabis convictions can now be cleared from criminal records  NJBIZ

Tech Teams Up With California To Fast-Track Dismissal Of 85,000 Pot Convictions  NPR

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

COMMENTARY: Giving offenders a second chance should be a bipartisan issue  Fredericksburg.com

Expungement Clinic In Homewood Saturday To Help With Clearing Criminal Records  90.5 WESA

Maryland: Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Advance Automatic Expungement Measure  NORML Blog

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

Peacing Together: The benefits of clearing your record and how to do it  13WMAZ.com

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington Post

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

LA City Council Shares Concerns of Funding County's Homeless Programs  MyNewsLA.com

In one year, Pa.‘s Clean Slate law has erased 35 million crimes. What’s next?  Morning Call

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

He’s waited 14 months for a clean slate, but coronavirus making expungement backlog worse  NJ.com

Op-Ed: It’s time for the next step in Clean Slate reform  The Center Square

Change in state law causes increase in the clearing of criminal records in Hamilton County  WLWT Cincinnati

California Bill Would Wipe Low-Level Criminal Records for 2 Million  KTLA

State momentum in criminal record sealing fuels federal clean slate bill | TheHill  The Hill

Second Chance Act: Gov. Cooper signs bill into law that would allow people to clear non-violent crimes from record  WTVD-TV

Court: Wisconsin must expunge arrest records from database if people aren’t charged  Chicago Tribune

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

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

Fairness is an issue in clearing low-level marijuana convictions  ABA Journal

Senate votes in favour of coronavirus law, clearing way for face masks  DutchNews.nl

Travis County to host 'expunction expo' in February  KVUE.com

For many, even 'automatic' clearing of marijuana records could be complicated  Crain's Chicago Business

Can’t get a job, housing because of a criminal record in California? This bill might help  Press-Enterprise

Lamont to introduce Clean Slate legislation in next session  The CT Mirror

It may become easier to clear criminal history in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Why states are rushing to seal tens of millions of old criminal records  The Economist

Clean slate: Expungements a complex, confusing second chance  Traverse City Record Eagle

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

A 'Record' 152 Laws Reducing Reentry Barriers Passed in 2019  Crime Report

Colorado Attorney General Talks Marijuana Crime Expungement, Social Equity | Westword  Westword

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

Kentucky Legislature Moves To Expunge Records Of People Never Convicted  WKU Public Radio

Why other states should follow the lead on New Jersey clean slate law | TheHill  The Hill

Using Innovation to Address Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.com

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Pop-Up Clinics Are Helping Free People From Their Old Weed Criminal Records  VICE

Chris Tapp sues Idaho Falls and former IFPD officers for wrongful conviction  East Idaho News

Post Office scandal: Postmasters celebrate huge victory against convictions  BBC News

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita Eagle

There’s No Such Thing as Expunging a Criminal Record Anymore  Slate

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

Free expungement clinic offers opportunity to clean up court records  Citizen Times

Some with Criminal Records Get a Possible Second Chance - 9 & 10 News  9&10 News

A criminal record should not be a lifetime sentence; that’s why we need the clean slate law  Hartford Courant

New Court Ruling Could Make Expungement Unaffordable For Some Kentuckians  Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Clearing 235,000 marijuana records would not be automatic under new bill  Detroit Free Press

DuPage Bar Association to host expungement clinic  Chicago Tribune

Clear more criminal records to give people a fresh start  Raleigh News & Observer

Lawmakers consider clearing some criminal records  WBAY

4.2 million Georgians have a criminal record; Savannah attorneys want to help  WSAV-TV

Want to Clear Your Record? It'll Cost You $450  The Marshall Project

A clean slate in the age of coronavirus  Newsday

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  WLOS

Illinois' pot law takes expungement a step further  Kankakee Daily Journal

How much does it help to expunge a criminal record? Western Pa. study seeks to find out  witf.org

New Bill Would Clear Criminal Records of Some Prisoners After Serving Sentence  California Globe

Colorado Lawmakers Give Governor Power to Expunge Past Marijuana Crimes | Westword  Westword