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LISTEN: Join us as we a conversation with UMKC Dean Ellen Suni and Sydney Ragsdale with the Clear My Record Project, Hosted by Joseph Jackson, Cowtown Conversations, KKFI 90.1 Kansas City, https://kkfi.org/program-episodes/join-us-as-we-a-conversation-with-umkc-dean-ellen-suni-and-sydney-ragsdale-with-the-clear-my-record-project/ (September 21, 2023).
LISTEN: Kansas City Declares ‘Expungement Week’ for Criminal Records, Hosted by Bev Livingston, Jaws of Justice Radio, KKFI 90.1 Kansas City, https://kkfi.org/program-episodes/kansas-city-declares-expungement-week-for-criminal-records-in-the-name-of-free-press-advocates-call-to-free-julien-assange/ (September 18, 2023).
READ: Clean Slates: UMKC Expungement Clinic helps Missourians find fresh starts, by Suzanne King Raney, UMKC Today, https://www.umkc.edu/news/posts/2023/august/clean-slates.html (August 4, 2023).
WATCH: ‘Trapped in a cycle’: Kansas City man’s hope for full expungement put on hold, by Alyssa Jackson, 41 KSHB Kansas City, https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/trapped-in-a-cycle-kansas-city-mans-hope-for-full-expungement-put-on-hold (July 19, 2023).
READ: After expunging thousands of marijuana cases, Missouri courts are not expected to meet deadline, by Savannah Hawley-Bates, KCUR 89.3 NPR in Kansas City, https://www.kcur.org/news/2023-06-05/after-expunging-thousands-of-marijuana-cases-missouri-courts-are-not-expected-to-meet-deadline (June 5, 2023).
LISTEN: A federal judge and an ex-convict are helping Kansas Citians get settled in society after prison, Hosted by Steve Kraske, Up to Date, KCUR 89.3 NPR in Kansas City, https://www.kcur.org/podcast/up-to-date/2023-05-20/a-federal-judge-and-an-ex-convict-are-helping-kansas-citians-get-settled-in-society-after-prison (May 20, 2023).
READ: Women’s Justice Award 2023: Kylee Gomez, by Chloe Murdock, Missouri Lawyers Media, https://molawyersmedia.com/2023/05/11/wja-2023-kylee-gomez/ (May 11, 2023).
READ: Closing The Uptake Gap: Why Missouri Should Pass The Clean Slate Bill, by Chloë Driscoll, St. Louis University Law Journal Online, https://scholarship.law.slu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1119&context=lawjournalonline (April 10, 2023).
READ: Missouri marijuana expungements could open doors for job-seekers. But experts see challenges ahead, by Dan Mika, Missouri Business Alert, https://www.missouribusinessalert.com/economy/missouri-marijuana-expungements-could-open-doors-for-job-seekers-but-experts-see-challenges-ahead/article_3929c526-a400-11ed-b1f5-4fd7371d6236.html (February 6, 2023).
LISTEN: Missouri begins legal weed sales, but there is still ‘a whole lot of confusion’ around expungement, Hosted by Steve Kraske, Up to Date, KCUR 89.3 NPR in Kansas City, https://www.kcur.org/podcast/up-to-date/2023-02-07/excitement-around-recreational-marijuana-leaves-many-offenders-trying-to-navigate-the-lagal-system (February 6, 2023).
LISTEN: Ellen Suni and Sydney Ragsdale talk on Clear My Record MO Expungement Project, Hosted by Carol Daniel and Tom Ackerman, KMOX 1120 am | 98.7 fm The Voice of St Louis, Total Information AM, https://omny.fm/shows/total-information-am/ellen-suni-and-sydney-ragsdale-talk-on-clear-my-re (January 26, 2023).
READ: Missouri courts, attorneys grappling with marijuana expungement requirements, by Chloe Murdock, Missouri Lawyers Media, https://molawyersmedia.com/2023/01/12/missouri-courts-attorneys-grappling-with-marijuana-expungement-requirements/ (January 12, 2023).
READ: Legal weed is in effect, but expungements for past crimes may take time, by Meg Cunningham, Kansas City Beacon, https://kcbeacon.org/stories/2022/12/20/missouri-marijuana-expungement-2023/ (December 20, 2022).
READ: Experts worry expungements under Missouri’s marijuana law could be procedural ‘nightmare’, by Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent, https://www.kcur.org/news/2022-12-07/missouri-recreational-marijuana-legal-weed-expungement-law-amendment-3 (December 7, 2022).
WATCH: Missouri Expungement Information Session, Hosted by the Clear My Record Project and the Kansas City Public Library, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRdxmXDDRH8&t=38s (December 17, 2022).
READ: As Missouri looks to legalize recreational marijuana, expungement gets renewed attention, by Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent, https://missouriindependent.com/2022/01/24/as-missouri-looks-to-legalize-recreational-marijuana-expungement-gets-renewed-attention/ (January 24, 2022).
READ: Lawyers And Coders Team Up to Help Ex-Offenders Clear Their Criminal Records, by Frank Morris, KCUR 89.3 NPR in Kansas City, https://www.kcur.org/news/2019-04-29/lawyers-and-coders-team-up-to-help-ex-offenders-clear-their-records-in-kansas-city (April 29, 2019).