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.



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

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Cuyahoga County Office of the Public Defender


-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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