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

A Clean Slate in the Age of Coronavirus – InsideSources  InsideSources

Virginia Marijuana Bill to Bar Applicant Questions on Decriminalized Charges  JD Supra

Remembering late Queens DA Richard Brown on the anniversary of his death  Queens Daily Eagle

Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records  Center For American Progress

Sheriff Gregory Tony has a secet: As a teenager, he shot and killed a man  Florida Bulldog

A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests the SBA Is Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years  Entrepreneur

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

The Importance of Record Sealing and Expunging - Press Release  Digital Journal

Prosecutors explain how to get a criminal conviction off your record  GazetteNET

Got a criminal record? R.I. A.G. to host open house so you can see if it can be expunged  The Providence Journal

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

The Pittsburgh Steelers Want to Help Expunge Your Criminal Record  Filter

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

The other new normal: PM to whip from cabinet summit to criminal trial  The Times of Israel

Ohio Rep. Rogers introduces bill to simplify criminal record sealing process  News-Herald.com

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

SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky lawmakers look to ease process for erasing criminal records  WDRB

In DC, Sealing Your Criminal Record Can Be Harder Than Almost Anywhere Else  Washington City Paper

Two years on, state record sealing law has underwhelming impact in NYC  Queens Daily Eagle

Sealing borders saves lives during coronavirus pandemic: Devine  New York Post

NY Lawmakers Exploring Expansion of Program to Seal Past Criminal Records | New York Law Journal  Law.com

Assembly Democrats seek to seal more criminal records to help those who have reformed  amNY

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

Sen. Dill seeks to expunge nonviolent criminal records that create 'second-class citizens'  mainebeacon.com

Sealed criminal records still showing at FBI | Local News  The Salem News

Ramsey, Washington counties roll out effort to help residents seal criminal records  KSTP

Pennsylvania To Seal Some Criminal Records Automatically  NPR

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

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

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

Hundreds come to Jacksonville State Attorney’s Office to seal their criminal records  The Florida Times-Union

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

Clean Slate: Expunging and Sealing Criminal Records in MA  Patch.com

Allegheny County Launches ‘Project Reset’ To Help Residents Expunge Criminal Records  CBS Pittsburgh

Expunging records with new technology  ABA Journal

New bill would automate process of criminal record expungement for certain convictions  Detroit Metro Times

Youngstown clinic planned for sealing criminal records  WKBN.com

Wisconsin Needs to Expand Expungement of Old Criminal Records  Shepherd Express

Activists push for expunging certain criminal records in NYS  Times Union

Pennsylvania Begins Automatically Sealing Millions of Criminal Records  Governing

California bill would seal 2 million criminal records  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Bill would let wrongly arrested clear their names without paying  Illinois Policy

Proposal to seal expungement petitions from public reversed  Albuquerque Journal

The Benefits of Sealing and Expunging Cannabis Records  Business West

New expungement law expands list of offenses that can be scrubbed  vtdigger.org

Free clinic helps get criminal records expunged  WSIL TV

Hampden County DA educating public on how to seal, expunge criminal records  WWLP.com

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

Expunged  Governing

Record Numbers Signed Up For Expungement Summit  WILL News - Illinois Public Media

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

Expungement clinic provides first step for people who hope to leave criminal records behind  WCPO

Nearly 600000 New Yorkers Are Eligible to Have Their Records Sealed. Fewer Than 1800 of Them Have Succeeded.  The Appeal

New program helps people convicted of low-level crimes clear their records  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Past marijuana convictions can be erased, but it could take years  Chicago Daily Herald

Expungement Reform Law Brings Sweeping Changes to Marijuana Convictions in NJ | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

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

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

Automatic Sealing and Expungement Initiative announced | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

District Attorney Anthony Gulluni holds forum on wiping out criminal records to help people improve their li  MassLive.com

Free legal clinic can help seal criminal records  NBC4 WCMH-TV

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

State sees surge in requests to seal criminal records  Eagle-Tribune

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

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

Criminal Records Create Cycles of Multigenerational Poverty  Center For American Progress

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

Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money  Los Angeles Times

How do you expunge a criminal record in Massachusetts? This seminar in Worcester will offer information and a  MassLive.com

Popular Expungement Expos can help those with criminal records  Tulsa World

Criminal record holders are being encouraged to seek sealing orders, expungement  Dorchester Reporter

Want your criminal record sealed? Free event can determine whether you’re eligible  Wichita Eagle

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

Brazil records 1179 COVID-19 deaths in a single day amid spiraling political crisis  World Socialist Web Site

The Case for Expunging Criminal Records  New York Times

People Convicted of Low-Level Marijuana Crimes in Manhattan Will Have Records Sealed  The Wall Street Journal

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

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

Why other states should follow the lead on New Jersey clean slate law | TheHill  The Hill

New Study Ranking State Requirements for Misdemeanor Expungement Emphasizes Need for Criminal Justice Reform  PRNewswire

New Illinois law ends $120 fee to clear false criminal records in Cook County  Illinois Policy

Madisonville expo offers expungement for people with criminal records  Eyewitness News (WEHT/WTVW)

New bill will seal records for minor crimes  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

30 million criminal cases will be sealed in Pennsylvania starting Friday. Here’s what you need to know  Allentown Morning Call

Dante Servin’s record won’t be expunged in death of Rekia Boyd  Chicago Sun-Times

Getting marijuana convictions expunged in Illinois: What you need to know about the process  Chicago Tribune

R.I. bills seek to expunge marijuana convictions  The Providence Journal

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

Center for Arkansas Legal Services to host record sealing clinic  Hot Springs Sentinel

She's Wiping the Slate Clean on 30 Million Criminal Records  OZY

About 160,000 People in New York to See Their Marijuana Convictions Disappear  The New York Times

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

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

National Expungement Week Highlights States' Lack Of Legal Repair Efforts  Forbes

A second chance in life  Illinois Times

Filing fee eliminated to seal records  El Dorado News-Times

It is time for a Cannabis Opportunity Agenda  Brookings Institution

How Cannabis Expungement Will Work In McLean County  WGLT News

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