How to get your criminal record sealed in Michigan  Detroit Free PressProject Clean Slate lead attorney Stephani LaBelle gives John Pippen, 50 of Detroit the news that his record is eligible for expungement at the Samaritan Center ...

Project Clean Slate will assist Detroiters with criminal record expungement applications next week  Detroit Metro TimesAny Detroiter who is interested in getting their record expunged can learn about it and get started at the Project Clean Slate clinic on Saturday,...

On Beto O'Rourke's criminal record  Arizona Daily SunCLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is a convicted felon who can't own a gun, and while campaigning for president has said he will send ...

How Do You Clear Your Criminal Record? Ask Seth Rogen.  InsideHookIt might not come as a surprise that the star of Pineapple Express has a keen interest in helping you clear your criminal record, particularly when it comes to ...

New bill would automate process of criminal record expungement for certain convictions  Detroit Metro TimesMichigan might soon join a short list of states that automatically expunge criminal records for individuals with some kinds of convictions. A bill recently introduced ...

Does Beto O'Rourke's 'criminal record' mean he can't buy a gun?  PolitiFactDemocrat Beto O'Rourke doubled down on his pitch to institute a mandatory gun buyback program for assault-style weapons during the third debate of the ...

Job fair aimed at those with criminal records offers 'Second Chance'  KGUNTUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County One-Stop held a second-chance job fair Thursday for anyone with a criminal record. The annual job fair allows employers to give ...

Seth Rogen Details How to Clear Your Criminal Record in New PSA  Rolling StoneYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Suspect killed in South Memphis shooting had extensive criminal record  WREG NewsChannel 3MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified 33-year-old Willie Hudson as the suspect who opened fire on deputies in South Memphis ...

Open Forum: More criminal records should be cleared automatically  San Francisco ChronicleA recently passed bill would prevent Californians from being unjustly penalized for long-ago, low-level offenses and arrests.

Second Annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) Helps People Clear Criminal Records  ForbesThe second annual National Expungement Week (N.E.W) will be held from September 21-28, 2019, with events in 30 cities throughout the country. A coalition of ...

How do you expunge a criminal record in Massachusetts? This seminar in Worcester will offer information and answers  MassLive.comIf you were caught with a joint before marijuana was legal, or maybe were pulled over with alcohol in the car at age 17, the mark on your record can follow you ...

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles TimesOne of the bedrock principles of the criminal justice system is that, with limited exceptions, offenders return to society as full members with all rights and ...

Child sex abuse inquiry: Victims with criminal records denied compensation  BBC NewsSurvivors of sexual abuse in care homes are denied compensation or have payouts cut because of their own criminal convictions, an inquiry has found.

Worcester DA to hold seminar on how to expunge a criminal record  Worcester TelegramWORCESTER - District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. and the Worcester County Bar Association will hold a free, public seminar on expunging criminal records ...

Legal group offering clinics on clearing marijuana convictions from criminal records  The Oakland PressDo you have a conviction for a marijuana-related misdemeanor offense that you'd like to get removed from your record?

Want your criminal record expunged? New study offering free legal assistance could help  Wichita EagleA new study launching in Kansas hopes to take a long-term look at how clearing criminal records can help improve the lives of ex-offenders. Over the next year ...

Michigan bills would make more ex-offenders eligible to have criminal records expunged  Detroit Free PressProposed changes to Michigan's expungement process would expand who can get their criminal record wiped clean.

At Issue: Justice — A need for criminal record clearance  Traverse City Record EagleOur governor is pledging to clear marijuana-related convictions, but the problem with criminal convictions goes beyond marijuana. Criminal records can make us ...

More charges in Meijer fraud scheme | Local News  Traverse City Record EagleWILLIAMSBURG — Alex McAlich was stunned as he sat in the parking lot of the Meijer in Waterford, Michigan.

Tewksbury Man Charged In Connection With Girlfriend’s Death Has Extensive Criminal Record  CBS BostonTEWKSBURY (CBS) – Family members say the woman found dead in a Tewksbury apartment was the victim of domestic violence. Jennifer Kalicki's boyfriend ...

Here's Everything To Know About The Status of Family Separation at the U.S. Border, Which Isn't Nearly Over  TIMEAttorneys working on the ground along the southern U.S. border estimate nearly 1,000 children have been separated from their parents since the practice was ...

Did Tanya McDowell Get 5 Years for Sending Her Son to a Better School While Felicity Huffman Got 14 Days?  Snopes.comMemes comparing Tanya McDowell to various school-related criminal cases surface frequently.

What Edward Snowden's Partner Lindsay Mills Taught Him  The InterceptWhile working for the National Security Agency, Edward Snowden helped build a system to enable the United States government to capture all phone calls, text ...

Criminal record expungement program starting in Cobb  MDJOnline.comThe Cobb County district attorney and solicitor general are partnering to help restrict residents' minor criminal records from being accessed by potential ...

Indiana Health Plan Helps Expunge Criminal Records  Inside INdiana BusinessOhio-based CareSource, one of the largest administrators of Medicaid in the country, has received approval from the state of Indiana to pay up to $500 for the ...

LA County Campaign Encourages Employing People With Criminal Records  NBC Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles County supervisors and local business leaders announced on Monday The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative, which is aimed at encouraging companies ...

Albuquerque convicted felon petitions to have his criminal record removed  KRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man says he's trying to move on from his life as a convicted felon and is hoping a new state law can help.

Council begins study of discrimination against people with criminal records  The CT MirrorConnecticut residents with criminal records face 559 barriers — all codified in state statute — that can limit their ability to lead successful lives after they've been ...

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records  VICEWant the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Landlords have a lot of power. They can, for example, deny renters' applications for housing for ...

It may become easier to clear criminal history in Michigan  Detroit Free PressA "clean slate" bill with bipartisan support proposes that certain criminal offenses be automatically expunged.

Homeless man found guilty of killing another homeless man, tying body to fence off Oregon highway  OregonLiveJail phone calls, witness accounts and DNA evidence linking Floyd Beachler to the crime scene were presented by the prosecution at trial, which began Monday ...

MSU's Mark Dantonio warned about Auston Robertson before sex assault charge, ex-staffer says  Lansing State JournalA former MSU football staffer claims head coach Mark Dantonio ignored warnings about a player's criminal past, then sought to distance himself.

La Crosse man, 19, with long criminal record in La Crosse, arrested on gun, drug charges  Madison.comA La Crosse man on probation for a misdemeanor battery that left a woman with two black eyes was arrested again Wednesday after police say he had narcotics ...

168 drivers shouldn't have been working for Uber and Lyft in Portland, including two convicted felons  KGW.comPORTLAND, Ore — Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers in Portland were allowed to drive for the ride-sharing services despite the fact their driving history or criminal ...

S.A.'s Violent Crime Rate Seeing Steady Decline | News Radio 1200 WOAI  On Air With Ryan SeacrestSan Antonio's violent crime rate is down significantly over the past two years, according to statistics released today by the San Antonio Police Department, News ...

Texas mass shooter had record of criminal trespass and evading arrest  Washington ExaminerDetails are beginning to emerge about the gunman who killed seven and injured at least 19 others during a shooting rampage in Odessa and Midland, Texas on ...

As marijuana legalization nears, those who left crime behind hope to clear their records  Chicago TribuneDriving downstate in 2010, Darius Ballinger was arrested with almost a pound of marijuana. He pleaded to a lesser felony, served jail time and was sentenced to ...

Suspect in shooting has lengthy criminal record  MonitorEDINBURG — A 37-year-old man with a criminal history that spans two decades in Hidalgo County will face a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted in a ...

SAPD to Upgrade FBI Crime Reporting Process  Rivard ReportThe San Antonio Police Department is upgrading to a new, federally-required process for how it reports crimes to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, officials ...

CareSource Reentry Program Pays up to $500 for Removal of Criminal Records  GlobeNewswireThe health insurer's Reentry Program helps returning citizens successfully transition back to society.

3 charged with robbing Churchill HS teen at gunpoint in THC vape cartridge deal gone wrong  WJLAFour days before the Montgomery County Council announced plans to ban e-cigarette shops from operating near certain schools, a group of young men ...

Mattoon man gets prison for aggravated battery  Journal Gazette and Times-CourierCHARLESTON — A man was sentenced to prison when he admitted spitting on a police officer who responded to a report of contact with a woman in violation of ...

More Michigan residents could get criminal records expunged under House bills  MLive.comThousands more Michigan residents would be eligible to have their criminal histories expunged under a bipartisan package of bills.

No more 'convicts' or 'felons' if San Francisco passes criminal justice language proposal  Los Angeles TimesSan Francisco's Board of Supervisors wants to sanitize language in the criminal justice system. In a proposal to the city and county of San Francisco, words like ...

When Democrats Push For Universal Background Checks, The Danger Of A National Gun Registry Looms  TownhallEditor's Note: This column was co-authored by Andrew Pollack.***When it .09/21/2019 7:21:01AM EST.

Bipartisan legislation for criminal record expungement introduced  Midwest CommunicationKALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- State representatives have unveiled bipartisan legislation that will help citizens get crimes dropped from records after a ...

Texas gunman had a minor criminal record  KRON4The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a relatively minor local ...

Here Are The Issues We're Watching At The DC Council  DCistThe chill is back in the air and the D.C. Council back to work after its summer recess. A friendly reminder: the 13-member council and the mayor set policy for ...

Five sentenced in Burlington drug robbery  Burlington Times NewsOne of a group of men convicted in federal court in a December 2017 drug robbery was sentenced this week to a term in federal prison.Cyron Aki Dixon, 20, was ...

Got priors? Madison County is helping 100 people clear criminal records.  Alton TelegraphWOOD RIVER — Madison County and Land of Lincoln Legal Aid are joining forces next month to host Madison County Ready to Work Expungement Day.

Court records | Courts And Crime  Walla Walla Union-BulletinCourt report. Walla Walla County. Superior Court. CRIMINAL CASES. NEW CHARGES. Jared F. Volkman, 32, Walla Walla, was charged Sept. 16 with heroin ...

The Fight for Automatic Criminal Record Expungement in the Midwest  Cannabis NowThe conversation around expunging the records of petty offenders is now a keystone of any real conversation on reforming marijuana laws. In Michigan, a few ...

Man with extensive criminal record arrested in Carver Ave. shooting investigation  WMCThe U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Kobie Kelly, who was wanted in a shooting investigation in late August. He was taken into ...

Toledo native with a criminal record goes on to find success, earns PhD  WKYC.comVictor Coleman, who grew up in west Toledo, was inspired to change his ways by his children. He went on to earn a PhD.

Examining the criminal record of the man accused of killing Illinois state trooper  KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisST. LOUIS - The man accused of shooting and killing an Illinois state trooper has a criminal history punctuated by drug charges, obstruction of justice, and being ...

Open Forum: Better criminal justice requires better information  San Francisco ChronicleCalifornia officials struggle to make informed decisions about criminal justice because of a lack of good data. A bill passed by the Legislature last week would ...

Labour conference: police backtrack after barring two activists  The GuardianTwo Labour members who were barred from the party conference by police in a “dangerous precedent” have been granted access after lawyers challenged the ...

Pardons: An Essential, Moral Response to Mass Incarceration | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.comIt's impossible these days not to be thinking about implicit (and explicit) bias and the wide discretion exercised by all actors at all levels in our criminal justice ...

3 Hiring Shortcuts That Put Your Company At Risk—And 3 To Consider Instead  ForbesThe competitive hiring landscape tempts employers to take shortcuts, but doing so could lead to countless risks and staggering financial consequences.

Op-Ed: How California can use technology to wipe the slate clean for millions with criminal records  Los Angeles TimesSeen and unseen, algorithms are being used every day to target ads, optimize decisions, and determine which *content* and articles (including this one) we see.

Michelle Carter Denied Parole in Texting Suicide Case  NBC10 BostonThe Massachusetts Parole Board on Friday said it had denied an early-release request from Michelle Carter, the woman imprisoned for urging her suicidal ...

About 160,000 People in New York to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear  The New York TimesUnder a new law, New York State will expunge the records of those convicted of low-level marijuana crimes.

DA: Teen looked for victim he stabbed to death  NewsdayThe Lido Beach teen charged with fatally stabbing an Oceanside High School student in an after-school attack went looking for the victim before plunging a knife ...

SASI board member resigns, but not over record  Navajo TimesWINDOW ROCK. A member of the Shiprock Associated Schools Inc. board has resigned, but not for the reason the Department of Diné Education wanted him to.

New Columbia ordinance to remove employment barriers for former inmates  Abccolumbia.comColumbia, SC (WOLO) — The City of Columbia is the first to make a major move they hope will take the handcuffs off of former inmates, ultimately creating a ...

Would-be pot entrepreneur defends criminal record to Rankin Village Board  Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteRANKIN — A man considering opening a cannabis business in Rankin wanted to spend more time than he did telling the village board about his plans for the ...

SB Sheriff: Number of immigrants with criminal backgrounds detained by ICE down from previous years  KEYTThe number of ice detentions in Santa Barbara County has decreased by 70 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to newly released data by Sheriff Bill Brown.

Man sentenced to prison for meth planned for sale in Mattoon  Journal Gazette and Times-CourierCHARLESTON — A man received prison time when he admitted having methamphetamine intended for sale at a time when he was on probation from an earlier ...

Ator had a minor criminal record, KMID found  KAMR - MyHighPlains.comODESSA, Texas — The man identified as the shooter in a mass shooting incident Saturday afternoon in Odessa, Seth Aaron Ator, 36, of Ector County, had a ...

NJ delays measure to let people clear criminal records; Murphy wants automatic process  NorthJersey.comPeople looking to wipe certain criminal records clean in New Jersey will have to wait after Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed a measure Friday, saying he wants to create ...

Free presentation to focus on criminal records - News  Times Record"Clean Your Slate: Sealing Criminal Records Under Arkansas Law" will be presented at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Sebastian County District Law Library, 100 N. 16th ...

It Is Now Easier to Search Criminal Records in Virginia  Blue VirginiaSPONSORED *CONTENT*. Once someone has been convicted of a crime, or even a traffic offense, they may be sentenced to jail and/or have to pay a fine, ...

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio to judge: I shouldn't be deposed about Robertson recruitment  Detroit Free PressMichigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's lawyers filed a motion Friday to limit a deposition under oath by a former staffer who is suing Dantonio.

Staffer fired for anti-Semitic posts had criminal record. Murphy administration knew about it.  NJ.comA state employee who was fired by Gov. Phil Murphy's administration this week after his anti-Semitic Facebook posts surfaced also had a criminal record that the ...

Minneapolis Doesn't Want Landlords to Check Tenants' Criminal History, Credit Score, Past Evictions  ReasonMinneapolis, Minnesota, has passed a strict new law regulating the ability of landlords to screen potential tenants by researching their credit scores, criminal ...

Man with long criminal record and no license arrested after giving officer false name  Ocala NewsA man who gave an Ocala Police officer a fake name was arrested early Tuesday morning after being stopped on NW 10th Street. The officer saw 26-year-old ...

After Odessa shooting, Trump chooses to focus on knife crime in London  Vox.comAs Mitch McConnell says he's waiting for Trump's leadership on new gun laws, the president is criticizing London's mayor for recent knife attacks.

As marijuana legalization nears in Illinois, those who left crime behind hope to clear their records  Herald & ReviewCHICAGO — Driving downstate in 2010, Darius Ballinger was arrested with almost a pound of marijuana. He pleaded to a lesser felony, served jail time and was ...

Should Jurors be Informed of a Defendant's Criminal Record?  LexologyThe Queensland government is proposing to broaden the situations where fact-finders – such as juries – are permitted to hear about a defendant's criminal ...

Man arrested in Minneapolis for vandalism spree against East African businesses  City PagesSomali gangs didn't jump anyone in downtown Minneapolis. …

Free Legal Clinic On Removing Old NH Criminal Records  Patch.comLearn about the record annulment process at a Free Legal Clinic and meet individually with a volunteer attorney for advice about your New Hampshire criminal ...

Just 0.3% of irregular migrants in Canada found to have serious criminal past  Global NewsNew data provided exclusively to Global News shows that just 0.3 per cent of irregular border crossers have a "serious" criminal record.

Southern Baptist seminary student accused of rape later committed other crimes, records show  Houston Chronicle Sean Cole, now deceased, was thrown out of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth for gun violations. A lawsuit says former seminary ...

Your child’s teacher likely wasn’t fingerprinted during hiring. Are students at risk?  Charlotte ObserverOnly a few North Carolina school districts require K-12 teachers to be fingerprinted for criminal or arrest record background checks. But all pre-K educators must ...

60-year-old Ocala woman with long criminal record nabbed on prostitution charge  Ocala NewsA 60-year-old Ocala woman who is no stranger to the Marion County Jail was arrested Thursday on charges of solicitation of prostitution and possession of drug ...

Thousands of rape reports inaccurately recorded by police  The GuardianMost forces audited failed to collect accurate figures, meaning investigations were not carried out.

Orange County, following Costa Mesa’s lead, may regulate sober living homes  OCRegisterAsserting that local governments have the right to protect the character of single-family neighborhoods, the Orange County Board of Supervisors soon will ...

Threats against MPP Lisa MacLeod 'cannot be tolerated' as harasser sentenced to probation  Ottawa CitizenPhysical threats toward elected officials “cannot be tolerated,” a judge ruled Friday in sentencing Rebecca Reid to three years probation for repeatedly harassing ...

Woman now has criminal record after lying on tax return  Yahoo FinanceThe Australian Taxation Office has sent a stark reminder of the consequences of fudging a tax return, with an example of a woman who now has three ...

What to do if you are stopped by the police in Japan  Japan TodayThis year — for the first time in its 32-year history — the Rugby World Cup will be held in Asia. On Nov 2, 2019, the International Stadium Yokohama in Japan will ...

Morrisons thief's criminal record earned her a spell in jail | Droitwich Advertiser  Droitwich AdvertiserA WOMAN'S criminal record was so bad it landed her in jail after she stole booze from Morrisons in Droitwich.

CANADA: Less than 1 per cent of irregular migrants found to have serious criminal past  TimminsTodayOne of the most heated debates surrounding immigration has been whether or not asylum seekers 'pose a threat' to Canadian security.

Brexit will delay criminal record checks warns midlands cop  Dudley NewsIT could take eleven times as long to check the criminal records of European nationals arrested in the West Midlands after Brexit, it has been…

Snow Angels program seeking more volunteers  Fort Saskatchewan RecordThere are many benefits to the winter season here in Canada, but shovelling snow is not one of them. Thanks to a volunteer program in the Fort, some of our ...

Criminal records can be a ‘life sentence to poverty.’ This state is automatically sealing some.  Washington PostResearch shows that the vast majority of people who could expunge their criminal records never do it. Petitioning for a clean record can be confusing and costly.

Music a lifeline for Samthing Soweto  SowetanLIVEExceeding the behemoth of a masterpiece is never an easy task, but Samthing Soweto is doing it.

Willie James Hemphill's long criminal record | In the Dark  APM ReportsDuring nearly 30 years of crimes, he's shown a quick temper, and a penchant for daytime robberies and violence against women. July 2, 2019 | by Parker Yesko ...

Expungement And Sealing Of Records Help Ex-Criminals Return To Work  NPRA criminal conviction can present obstacles to everything from jobs to housing. Since 2017, more than 20 states have expanded or added laws that help people ...

When a Criminal Record Is Erased, or Isn’t  New York TimesA retired California judge and the Brooklyn district attorney discuss aspects of the issue, including applying for professional licenses and marijuana possession.