Clean Slate legislation

Michigan Criminal Justice Reform

2020-11-21T12:20:35-05:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman Earlier this year we looked at clean slate and second chance legislation introduced and passed around the country, including Michigan. The package of bipartisan clean slate criminal justice reform bills in Michigan were signed into law in October by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, but this was not Michigan’s first foray into [...]

Michigan Criminal Justice Reform2020-11-21T12:20:35-05:00

Criminal Justice Reform: A Look at Clean Slate and Second Chance Legislation

2020-09-30T07:37:00-04:00

In 2018, Pennsylvania became the first state to enact a "Clean Slate" law. DMGS Article Highlights Pennsylvania was the first state to enact a "Clean Slate" law and automatically sealing certain criminal records.Numerous states, like Utah and Michigan, have followed Pennsylvania's lead. Some states only seal or expunge certain misdemeanors, but others, like Michigan, expanded [...]

Criminal Justice Reform: A Look at Clean Slate and Second Chance Legislation2020-09-30T07:37:00-04:00
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