Clean Slate legislation was introduced in the Michigan state legislature, with advocates saying it is a 'significant step forward' but could go further in tackling the problems faced by these communities.
The Michigan state legislature introduced a plan to implement Clean Slate in their state, automating expungement for more than 200,000 people.
LA Times: Editorial: Millions of Californians are eligible to clear their criminal records, but it takes time and money. Make it automatic
The LA Times Editorial Board gives a full-throated endorsement of automated record-clearing legislation, which passed the California State Assembly in September 2019.
Often criminal records - and even arrests and acquittals - haunt people years after that time in their lives. The implementation of the Clean Slate Act is a steps towards ending that reality for hundreds of thousands across Pennsylvania, and the country.
ABA Journal: Millions of minor criminal cases in this state will be automatically wiped from public databases
The ABA Journal reports on how Pennsylvania’s first-in-the-nation clean slate automated record-clearing law, which went into effect on June 28, 2019, is expected to seal some 30 million over the course of the next year.
New York Daily News: Pennsylvania’s new Clean Slate law will automatically seal 30 million criminal records
New York Daily News discusses how Pennsylvania’s first-in-the-nation clean slate automated record-clearing law, which went into effect on June 28, 2019, is expected to seal some 30 million over the course of the next year.