STATEMENT: CAP Applauds Senators Casey and Ernst for Introducing the Bipartisan Clean Slate Act  Center For American Progress

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

A Look at Illinois' Marijuana Expungement Efforts  WTTW News

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

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania expungement reforms continue to miss mark  The Center Square

Editorial: Don't deny citizens a second chance  The Detroit News

Gov. Whitmer signs bills expanding criminal record expungement in Michigan  Detroit Free Press

Illinois county officials begin clearing low-level marijuana possession cases from court records  Chicago Tribune

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

Victim identified after remains found in suitcases in Denver, officials say  The Denver Channel

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

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

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

Peters' push to end cash bail passes in criminal justice reform package  Hyde Park Herald

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

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

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

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

Americans with criminal records will be left out of the recovery if we don't fix these policies  CNN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

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

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

How one application can wipe your criminal record clean  WOAI

Land Of Lincoln Legal Aid Will Host A Virtual Expungement Day  RiverBender.com

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

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

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

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

DPD arrests man in homicide of victim whose remains were found in suitcases  The Denver Channel

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

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

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

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

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

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week  Washington Post

Opinion | The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

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

Michigan Senate approves criminal record expungement bills  WJRT

An algorithm wipes clean the criminal pasts of thousands  BBC News

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

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

CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marijuana Record Expungement Movement Growing Rapidly, Report Shows  Marijuana Moment

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

Pay up and your criminal record for some offences could be 'expunged', proposes new law  News24

Gordon-Booth Touts Program To Help Expunge Cannabis Convictions  Peoria Public Radio

NBC 10 I-Team: Clearing your name  Turn to 10

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

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

Pennsylvania Clean Slate Law to be amended to seal more records  The Morning Call

Marijuana Expungements Hinge On Result Of Arizona Prosecutor Race  Marijuana Moment

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

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

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

Many Californians can clear criminal records, but don’t. This bill would make it automatic  San Francisco Chronicle

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

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

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

Automatic Sealing? Expungement? As They Legalize Marijuana, New York Lawmakers Negotiate Clearing Criminal Records  Gotham Gazette

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

NJ's 'clean slate' expungement opening doors more in pandemic  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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

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

How to Expunge Your Record for Cannabis Crimes: Illinois  VICE

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

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

It Just Became Easier to Clean A Criminal Record in the Garden State  NJ Spotlight

Senate reaches deal on Federal Reserve lending, clearing path for $900 billion aid package  alreporter.com

Brazil elections boost environmental violators to high office in Amazon  Mongabay.com

More Kentuckians eligible for criminal record expungement  14 News WFIE Evansville

NM courts surprised by lack of petitions for expungement  KRQE News 13

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

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records  Associated Press

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

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

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

South Carolina’s Governor Addresses Magistrate Judge Controversy by Urging Changes  ProPublica

DuPage Bar Association to host expungement clinic  Chicago Tribune

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

Second Annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) Helps People Clear Criminal Records  Forbes