Right to Be Forgotten & "Skip the Straw" Movement

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A criminal record, or even just an arrest with no charge, can cast a long shadow.  Ohio is shedding some light with legislation, now awating Governor Kasich's signature, that would make it easier to get certain criminal records sealed. And Cleveland.com has begun a "Right to Be Forgotten" policy, removing photos and names from coverage of dated minor crimes. Let's talk about cleaning the slate, on The Sound of Ideas.

 

Resources:

Cleveland.com's "Right to be Forgotten" policy

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Cuyahoga County Office of the Public Defender

Guests: 

-State Sen. John Eklund, (R- Munson Township) 

-Chris Quinn, Editor, Cleveland.com 

-Julie Cortes, Senior Attorney of the Economic Justice Group, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland & Sister of Charity Innovation Mission Fellow

-Heather Pederson, Case Manager, EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute 

-Matt Fish, Owner, Melt Bar and Grill 

-Cathi Lehn, Sustainability Cleveland Coordinator, City of Cleveland 

-Erin Huber, Executive Director and Founder of Drink Local Drink Tap

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