Seattle To Vacate Criminal Convictions For Former Marijuana Offenders

Generic 9 February 2018 | 0 Comments

Following in the footsteps of San Francisco, Seattle city officials announced today that they will be vacating the criminal convictions of former marijuana offenders. Seattle’s mayor and city attorney plan to ask the courts to vacate all misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions that were prosecuted before the plant was legalized in Washington state in 2012. Between [...]

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Thousands Of Californians To Have Their Marijuana Convictions Dismissed

Generic 2 February 2018 | 0 Comments

San Francisco city officials announced plans yesterday to begin reviewing and automatically expunging thousands of past marijuana possession convictions. The District Attorney’s office says that it will review, dismiss, and seal an estimated 3,000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions dating back to 1975. The office also intends to review and resentence many past felony convictions. Provisions in [...]

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