More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

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

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

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

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Passage of Connecticut's Clean Slate Legislation, Urges Gov. Lamont To Sign It Into Law  Center For American Progress

Narrowed ‘clean slate’ bill wins final passage  The CT Mirror

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Gov. Lamont for Signing Clean Slate Into Law  Center For American Progress

LIFT Wisconsin Launches Criminal Record Clearing Tool  Milwaukee Community Journal

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

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill this week | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Connecticut Senate passes clean slate bill to erase past criminal convictions. Republicans say crimes like stalking, criminally negligent homicide, shouldn’t be included.  Hartford Courant

Expungement fair offers ‘second chance’ to more than 700 people in Genesee County

How Clean are 'Clean Slates'?  Court News Ohio

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate | NY State |  Hudson Valley 360

RELEASE: Report Highlights Recent Bipartisan Momentum for Clean Slate and Fair Chance Licensing Reforms in the States  Center For American Progress

Busted for marijuana? You can clear your record in Arizona - KGUN  KGUN

Lawmakers reach compromise to pass Clean Slate bill  NNY360

NY Bill to Automatically Remove Criminal Records Gains Support  Crime Report

Michigan Officials Wipe Away Past Marijuana-Related Convictions

Opinion: Clean Slate is common sense for CT's recovery  Greenwich Time

California is still failing thousands of ex-inmate firefighters  Los Angeles Times

Poll worker lawsuit turns up flawed felony records system  The Current GA

I’m formerly incarcerated. We need world where more people can safely reveal stories like mine.  USA TODAY

Collin County Announces Program to Clear Criminal Records  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Tarrant County offering virtual clinic to clean criminal records  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

STATEMENT: CAP's Rebecca Vallas Applauds Virginia's Automatic Record-Sealing Legislation  Center For American Progress

New Tech Tool Aims To Remove Legal Barriers; Expansion To Racine Planned  Racine County Eye

Michigan's new expungement laws kick in Sunday. Here's how to get help.  Detroit Free Press

Bill to automatically erase certain criminal records gets boost from Connecticut clergy  Hartford Courant

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

N.Y. lawmakers propose 'clean slate' measure to clear convictions  New York Daily News

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

Nessel, 21 other AGs calling on Congress to fund sealing and expungement of criminal records  WILX-TV

Plan to allow expungement of first-time drunken driving convictions advances in Michigan legislature

Arizona Supreme Court Launches Site To Help People Expunge Marijuana Convictions  Marijuana Moment

It's time to end perpetual punishment for former prisoners  Business Insider

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

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

Clearing criminal records through Cannabis Expungement Act | Top Stories |  WAND

As more states legalize marijuana, people with drug convictions want their records cleared  PBS NewsHour

Kewanee residents offered second chance to expunge criminal records  Kewanee Star Courier

Clean Slate Is Critical for a Healthy Democracy  Center For American Progress

New ‘Clean Slate’ laws to automate criminal record expungement process, expand eligibility criteria in Michigan  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

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

Press Release: AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 22 AGs Calling On Congress To Fund Modernization of State Systems for Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Records  The DC Line

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

Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill – and the right thing to do  Vermont Biz

Driving with Cough Drops While Black  Boston magazine

TJ Donovan: Expungement bill is a jobs bill — and the right thing to do

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

A clean slate: Phoenix event gives legal help to expunge marijuana-related arrests from criminal records  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Clearing marijuana convictions: Phoenix event offers free legal help to expunge record  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Lawmakers approve expungement of first-time DUIs, automatic record clearing for juveniles  Detroit Free Press

Detroit residents can apply now for help with expungement under new laws  Detroit Free Press

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds the Senate and House Reintroductions of the Bipartisan Clean Slate Act  Center For American Progress

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

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

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

Driver in Glastonbury rampage with 4 teen accomplices showed fatalism, bravado  Journal Inquirer

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

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

Vt. bill expanding expungements for old crimes moves forward  WCAX

Expunction offers a second chance in Collin County  Spectrum News

Thousands of Texans Would Benefit from a “Clean Slate” – InsideSources  InsideSources

Arizona advocates helping clear marijuana charges off criminal records KPNX

NC's Second Chance Act: Free legal help, new toolkit can help people clear their past criminal convictions  WTVD-TV

Funders Are Backing a Push to Clean Criminal Records. For Many Involved, it's Personal — Inside Philanthropy  Inside Philanthropy

Opinion | The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

How a Sacramento pop-up expungement clinic is helping to give felons a second chance  Sacramento Bee

Clean Slate Seeks to Empower Communities by Expunging Records: "Not Just to Survive But To Live"  Ms. Magazine

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

Biden Proposes Federal Aid To Help States Expunge Marijuana Records  Marijuana Moment

A Look at Illinois' Marijuana Expungement Efforts | Chicago News | WTTW  WTTW News

State Officials: Nearly 500000 Marijuana Arrest Records Have Been Expunged  WTTW News

Michigan ‘Clean Slate’ plan could take years to implement  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Pot legalization was to bring expungements to many with records in Illinois. Numbers so far are low, but more are expected to be on the way.  Chicago Tribune

How Much Does It Help To Expunge A Criminal Record? Local Study Seeks To Find Out  90.5 WESA

Justice Dept. Fights to Keep Secret a Memo on Clearing Trump in Russia Inquiry  The New York Times

People deserve clean slates: Criminal records impede post-COVID economic recovery in Black and Brown communities  New York Daily News

Getting A Second Chance: New MI Expungement Laws Now In Effect  Benton Spirit

Mayor urges eligible Detroiters to apply now for expungement assistance, before new law takes effect April 11  City of Detroit

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

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

For Many With Criminal Convictions In Their Past, The 'Clean Slate' Bill Would Open Doors  Connecticut Public Radio

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

New Zealand's Troubling Precedent for China Extradition  Lawfare

In the Manhattan D.A. Race, Arguing for a Fresh Point of View  The New York Times

Legal marijuana is winning. But getting an arrest off your record isn’t so easy.

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

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

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

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

Introducing the new Times Record team and setting our commitment to you  Times Record

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

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

Virginia lawmakers pass bill that would allow people to seal some criminal records  The Virginian-Pilot

Protesters shouldn’t be saddled with criminal records | COMMENTARY  Baltimore Sun

CA courts failing promise to clear old marijuana convictions  Sacramento Bee

Expungement event outlines how felons can get a second chance  The Mountaineer

House passes bills to clear criminal records – Arizona Capitol Times  Arizona Capitol Times