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Georgia Police Pitching In To Provide Knowledge of Record Expungement

May 17, 2017<p>The lives of the legally challenged can be rough sometimes. The Snellville Police Department in Georgia has taken it upon themselves to …

Expungement vs. Record Seal: What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between an Expungement and Record Sealing?<p>April 8, 2017<p>Sealing or expunging a criminal record can be very valuable when …

How to Get a Copy of my Criminal Record in Texas?

April 11, 2017<p>The State of Texas maintains a permanent database of criminal records, unless of course you obtain an expunction, order of …

New Jersey Gun/Firearm Laws & Expungements

February 2, 2017<p>New Jersey law prohibits certain individuals from possessing firearms, such as those convicted of aggravated assault, burglary, …

Living with a Louisiana Criminal Record? Consider your Options!

February 8, 2017<p>If you’re living with a Louisiana criminal record, you already know of the various drawbacks that come with it as a result. …

Having a Criminal Record Could Get You Deported

Can A Criminal Record Get You Deported?<p>November 9, 2016<p>Without question, one of the most heated issues in the 2016 election was immigration. As the …

Immigration

What is the California Proposition 64 Initiative?

November 3, 2016<p>Since it has passed, Proposition 64 has made <b>marijuana legalization in California legal</b>. The initiative on the November 8 ballot asked …

A major policy to help people with criminal records get jobs might be totally backfiring

Across the country, cities, counties and states are working to implement "ban the box" policies, which bar employers from asking about an …

Drug Testing

Trump could undo Obama's big criminal-justice reforms

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., Thursday, July 16, 2015. AP<p>Donald Trump has not said much about how he would handle matters of criminal justice if he is elected president.<p>Beyond a promise in his speech at last month’s …

America Is, Has and Will Continue to be Great

America Is, Has Been, and Will Continue to be Great<p>June 29, 2016<p>To some Americans, “The Donald’s” campaign slogan is somewhat confusing. The slogan, …

Civil Rights

Get Your 2nd Amendment Rights Restored Before They No Longer Exist

June 28, 2016<p>As the Fourth of July approaches, I get a strong sense of patriotism. I’m proud to be an American, and our country’s birthday is a …

Guns

Clearing a Criminal Record in Oklahoma

May 19, 2016<p>A criminal conviction can negatively impact one’s life for years. A conviction can affect important personal issues such as employment, …

Civil Rights

Kanye West has clean criminal record after judge erases beating conviction | Fox News

Kanye West no longer has his fist fight with a Los Angeles-based paparazzo on his criminal record.<p>According to TMZ, a Los Angeles judge approved a request to expunge West’s conviction for beating up photographer Daniel Ramos at Los Angeles International Airport in July 2013.<p>During the incident, …

Landlords Could Be Fined Thousands of Dollars for Asking About Criminal Records Under New Bill

A new proposal before the D.C. Council could lead to fines in the thousands of dollars for housing providers—based on the size of their properties—if …

Starbucks, Google, Others Sign on to Obama Job Effort for Ex-Inmates

Google, PepsiCo, American Airlines and more than a dozen other large companies weighed in on the Obama administration’s latest criminal justice reform effort on Monday, pledging to help ex-felons through what is often the most daunting task of their return home: getting a job.<p>To some prison reform …

Uber now approving applications for drivers with certain criminal records

Ride-sharing service Uber is opening the door for more even more drivers to get jobs with the popular company with controversial reforms to its …

Expunge a Misdemeanor or Felony Conviction in Indiana

Expunge a Conviction in Indiana<p>October 31, 2015<p><i>New Second Chance Law in Indiana is helping thousands of people!</i><p>If a mistake from your past has left …

What Incarceration Costs American Families

A new report finds that loved ones bear the financial brunt of criminal-justice policies.<p>DeShawn Smith lived, for awhile, with her partner and two children in a good neighborhood in the Texas town of Beaumont. Her kids loved books and reading, and didn’t want summer time to come, because it meant …

Human Rights

Watch Bernie Sanders Say His Criminal Justice Policies Are 'On Fleek'

The presidential hopeful was a bit befuddled.<p>"Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore got Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to describe his criminal justice policies as "on fleek" on Monday.<p>The 74-year-old senator looked a bit befuddled when Wilmore suggested that he use the term …

68 Million Americans Have Criminal Records – More Than Population of France

A trial lawyer who testified last month before the House Committee on the Judiciary Over-Criminalization Task Force said the U.S. is “in danger of …

Intellectual Property

Jaden Smith’s new girlfriend has a criminal record

Jaden Smith’s got a new lady in his life and she’s got a shady past.<p>On Tuesday, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s 17-year-old son was spotted locking …

Jada Pinkett Smith

Do You Have an Unknown Criminal History?

We’ve all been told it’s important to check your credit history once a year, but have you ever thought about checking into your criminal history. …

Why a Criminal Record Shouldn’t Disqualify Someone From Public Assistance

Americans believe in the idea that everyone should get a second chance—a chance to redeem ourselves and make things right. This is a guiding …

Mental Health

Restoring Firearm Rights And Your Ability To Own A Gun In Indiana

September 2, 2015<p>Federal Firearm Rights vs. Indiana Firearm Rights<p>It is important to understand that restoring your firearm rights and ability to …

Will We Ever See Expungement Of Federal Marijuana Offenses?

August 24, 2015<p>With all of the talk and action on marijuana legalization and related reforms, we have primarily been focused on individual states …

Cannabis

Criminal Justice - There's an App for That

It's no secret that the field of law oftentimes seems too conservative, too rigid, to truly bring about the changes that reformers and criminal justice advocates would like to see.<p>The very nature of the legal system requires that you follow a strict set of rules simply to get into court in the …

Helping Expunge an Inaccurate Criminal Record

The Internet is failing 77 million Americans with a criminal record. If you are one of those Americans, you may have been arrested, but never charged with a crime, prosecuted, or found guilty. Still, your name appears in a criminal database potentially costing you a job, housing, or government …