Automatic expungement plan would offer a 'Clean Slate' with bipartisan support  Lansing State Journal

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

California Bill Would Seal 2 Million Criminal Records  NBC Bay Area

Erasing criminal history  Albuquerque Journal

Court: Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite domestic violence expungement  St. Cloud Times

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

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

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

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

Get help expunging your criminal record at this Lansing clinic  Lansing State Journal

New CA bill could remove nearly 50 years of low-level criminal records  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

'This is a huge step forward': A second chance for Georgians with a criminal history  wgxa.tv

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

Hamilton County assistant prosecutor once charged with domestic violence wants record sealed  The Cincinnati Enquirer

Michigan eyes reform to costly, confusing system of expunging criminal records  Bridge Michigan

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment  The Colorado Independent

Families of those killed by police want autopsies made available.  Los Angeles Times

Activists Confront Markey, Kennedy On Criminal Justice Issues In Virtual Forum  wgbh.org

Bill Would Retroactively Expunge Eligible Criminal Records Dating Back to 1973 |  witnessla.com

Madison County Residents With A Criminal Record Have A Chance To Wipe The Slate Clean  St. Louis Public Radio

State passes bill to give non-violent former felons a 'Second Chance' for jobs  WABC-TV

A criminal justice reform would give thousands a clean slate — if only they would apply  Queens Daily Eagle

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

Due Process: Sealing criminal records in Nevada (opinion)  ThisisReno

Lawmakers next year to consider closing criminal records for some offenses  Georgia Recorder

Biden Addresses Racial Justice, Saying Trump Adds ‘Fuel to the Fire’  The New York Times

Minnesota man can't have gun permit, despite expungement  KAAL

Teen mom still behind bars but no charges filed so far in death of toddler Evelyn Boswell  Knoxville News Sentinel

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

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

Criminal Convictions Behind Them, Few Have Had Their Records Sealed  The New York Times

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

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

Michigan House considers expungement of marijuana, traffic convictions  Bridge Michigan

Bill would allow more people to get criminal records sealed - Delaware State News  Delaware State News

Investigating 'The Mess' : 'Raped Twice'  The Daily Memphian

Yellowstone Hot Spring Goes Dormant  Cowboy State Daily

States help trafficking survivors overcome criminal records  ABA Journal

Utah lawmakers pass the 'clean slate' bill to automatically clear the criminal records of people who earn an expungement  Salt Lake Tribune

How the FDIC Can Help People with Criminal Records  brennancenter.org

Ray Hunkins: 100 Years Ago This Month, Wyoming Became The Equality State. Here Is How That Happened  Cowboy State Daily

Newport Expungement Open House aims to give people back their past  newportri.com

Sen. Gary Winfield proposes plan to wipe out misdemeanors and some felony convictions  Hartford Courant

Criminal record expungement bill clears Georgia House  The Center Square

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

Historic Pa. law to automatically seal millions of criminal charges starting Friday  WHYY

How the Pandemic Defeated America  The Atlantic

Bill to give some NC felons second chance at life without a criminal record nears passage  WRAL.com

These Political Candidates Are Embracing Their Criminal Records  The Marshall Project

Maine lawmakers discuss bill that could expunge less serious crimes  WGME

Juvy record debate: Betts’ classmate supports law change, local judge opposes it  Dayton Daily News

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

R.I. AG’s office holds a record-expungement clinic in Providence. More than 100 people show up.  The Providence Journal

Georgia bill would give non-violent former felons chance to expunge records  WBAL Radio

Lawmakers hope to widen list of crimes that can be expunged  vtdigger.org

Roundtable: Alarming Rate Of Law Enforcement Officers With Criminal Records  KPBS

Bill to expand criminal record expungement introduced | Local News  The Star Beacon

Community Legal Aid expands presence in Wayne County  Wooster Daily Record

Few take advantage of expungement law  The Daily News of Newburyport

Rauner signs bills to expand criminal record sealing and juvenile record expungement  Illinois Policy

People with five felonies could have records sealed under new Ohio expungement law  News 5 Cleveland

Denver efforts to clear marijuana-related convictions from criminal records starts slowly  The Denver Post

Domestic Violence Survivors Receive More Than 100 Prepaid Phones  news.delaware.gov

Vermont considers broadening expungement laws  Valley News

Bill to expunge records a good start | Editorials | starbeacon.com  The Star Beacon

Colorado judicial branch posts proposed rule on sealing of court records  The Colorado Independent

County Board to consider resolution on criminal record expungement bill  Journal Times

Delawareans weigh in on bill seeking to expand expungements  Delaware First Media

House panel approves bill allowing more criminal records to be expunged in R.I.  The Providence Journal

Expungement bill unanimously clears Georgia Senate  The Center Square

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

Pennsylvania is sealing 30 million criminal records as part of Clean Slate law  CNN

Illinois lawmakers pass record sealing expansion  Illinois Policy

Hampden DA’s Office holds expungement, record sealing workshop  WWLP.com

Serial domestic abuser gets 41 years for raping, kidnapping, beating Salem woman  Statesman Journal

URBAN AGENDA: Serious Criminal Justice Reform Efforts Must Include Records Expungement  Amsterdam News

NC lawmakers send criminal justice reforms to Gov. Cooper; more could be on the way  Raleigh News & Observer

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pa. starting Friday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Norfolk County DA supports bill to expunge minor criminal records  Enterprise News

New law allows more Md. criminal records to be wiped clean  Herald-Mail Media

Judge's Record-Sealing Denial Highlights 'Shortcomings' of Second-Chance Law  Queens Daily Eagle

Court officials help with expungement process  The-review

A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities  freshwatercleveland

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx announces Code for America partnership to expunge marijuana convictions  WLS-TV

Bill to allow petitions to judges to expunge criminal records clears Senate  New Mexico Political Report

Organization aims to expunge records of over 100 people in nonviolent marijuana crimes  WBAL TV Baltimore

Law making it easier to expunge criminal records in Missouri takes effect Jan. 1  Columbia Daily Tribune

Pennsylvania Becomes First State To Automatically Seal Certain Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

With annulments on the rise, police and victim advocates raise alarm  The Union Leader

STATEMENT: CAP and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia Congratulate the Clean Slate Initiative on Hiring Sheena Meade as Its First Managing Director and Announcing New Funders  Center For American Progress

Advocates spread the word about Indiana expungement law  South Bend Tribune

Records automatically expunged for some.  WXII12 Winston-Salem

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

Editorial: Don’t add another layer of secrecy to bad expungement law  Albuquerque Journal

Bills seek to expunge R.I. marijuana convictions  Fall River Herald News

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

Domestic Violence Rises Under Stay-at-Home Rules  WebMD

Record Expungement Is A Necessary Component Of Cannabis Legalization  Forbes

Want to sweep your record clean? Process is complex, but can start online  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New bill would allow some convicts to have records expunged  ABC6OnYourSide.com