New Arizona law on sealing criminal records may help some renters, but there are limitations  Inside Tucson Business

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

Santa Clara County to Automate Low-Level Expungements  Governing

New Hope for People with a Criminal Record in Washington  TheStranger.com

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

American Medical Association Adopts Cannabis Expungement Resolution  High Times

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

File Request to Expunge a Criminal Record  Georgia.gov

Washington courts clearing drug convictions, refunding fines  Oregon Public Broadcasting

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

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

Google Earmarks $8M for Job Skills Training for Formerly Incarcerated  Crime Report

Thousands of criminal records automatically wiped under Utah's 'clean slate' law  Salt Lake Tribune

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

Expungement Assistance  Michigan (.gov)

California cannabis tax program helps communities recover from the war on drugs  Courthouse News Service

Automatic Clearing of Records  National Conference of State Legislatures

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

Residents get help clearing criminal records  HollandSentinel.com

Know Your Rights, Part IV  San Francisco Bay View

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

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

"Court debt" a steep barrier to a clean slate for those with criminal records  CBS News

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

Oklahoma bill could streamline criminal record expungement process  Oklahoman.com

Second Chance partners with Goodwill and law enforcement to expunge criminal records  WTVM

Senate passes first major federal gun safety legislation in decades  CNN

In labor crunch, businesses back efforts to clear workers’ criminal records  Marketplace

Overhaul police record-keeping  ฺBangkok Post

More States Consider Automatic Criminal Record Expungement  The Pew Charitable Trusts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bringing Balance to the Bench |  witnessla.com

Expansive NY Bill To Expunge Criminal Records Gains Steam  Law360

Fulton County joins effort to restrict criminal records, opening job and housing opportunities  11Alive.com WXIA

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

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

Expunging And Clearing Criminal Records: 7 Things To Know  Legal Desire News Network

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

California's Law and Order Narrative Takes a Turn  New York Magazine

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

Search for a 'clean slate' remains elusive  The Boston Globe

Durham DA helping to provide 2nd chance by clearing criminal records of hundreds of teens  CBS17.com

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

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

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

Expungement clinic lets many turn their life around  WREG NewsChannel 3

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

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

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

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

The Gap Where Marijuana Convictions Hurt Most  Next City

STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Delaware for Becoming the 6th State To Pass Clean Slate Legislation  Center For American Progress

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

GUEST VIEW: NY's Clean Slate Bill is must-pass legislation  Niagara Gazette

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

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

Supreme Court clears way for Utah's abortion trigger law by overturning Roe v. Wade  Salt Lake Tribune

Lawmakers weigh plans to wipe away pot arrests  The Salem News

Molly Davis: Utah will soon allow some lower-level crimes to be cleared from the record  Salt Lake Tribune

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

Truckers, plumbers, pipefitters seek young applicants for high-paying jobs  Washington Times

Record-cleaning clinics offer fresh start for some with arrests, convictions  KYW

Sacramento County wants to ban homeless encampments near more public spaces  Capital Public Radio News

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

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

California Officials Have Failed To Seal Thousands Of Marijuana Conviction Records  Marijuana Moment

Trafficking victims want their criminal records cleared faster  CalMatters

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

Opinion | If You Paid Your Debt to Society, You Should Be Allowed to Work  The New York Times

Michigan Works To Hold Expungement Fairs | News/Talk/Sports 94.9 WSJM  News/Talk/Sports 94.9 WSJM

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

Virtual event to offer educational resources on criminal record expungement  Brunswick News

North County dance teacher pleads not guilty to charges he molested 4 teen students  Encinitas Advocate

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

Spent Convictions and Background Checks  Lexology

Sealing a criminal record means nothing in the age of Google.  Slate

Cleveland, Ohio Officials Seek to Expunge 4,000+ Cannabis Convictions  Ganjapreneur

What Albany did: Some positive legislation passed just before the end of session  New York Daily News

‘Death of offender’: How Chicago police ‘cleared’ a triple murder after the suspects were dead  WGN TV Chicago

Advocates assist with clearing marijuana convictions, but results depend on Arizona judges  TucsonSentinel.com

California Promised to Clear Cannabis Convictions. It Hasn’t.  Governing

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

Claudette Colvin, Civil Rights Pioneer, Seeks to Have Her Record Cleared  The New York Times

Microsoft joins campaign for New York records sealing bill  Spectrum News

Van Hollen, Trone Introduce the Bipartisan Fresh Start Act to Remove Barriers for Justice-Impacted Individuals | US Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland  Senator Chris Van Hollen

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

Give Women a Second Chance—Our Economy Depends on It | Opinion  Newsweek

California's political colors unlikely to shift much if red wave sweeps across U.S. in November  Los Angeles Times

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

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

Advocates renew push for Clean Slate — Queens Daily Eagle  Queens Daily Eagle

Michigan expungement bill would automatically seal criminal history  Detroit Free Press

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