Are We Starting to Question Crazy, Hysteria-driven Sentences?

The U.S.  Supreme Court has indicated it has an interest in whether its view on the scope of the legal duty of users of child pornography to pay the victims might be affected by a ruling it made last month in a criminal drug case.  In a brief order in Paroline v. United States, the Court called for supplemental briefs on the impactContinue reading “Are We Starting to Question Crazy, Hysteria-driven Sentences?”

No Travel Restrictions on "Confronting the Lie"

Confronting the Lie has struck a nerve. It is receiving national distribution via sites such as the Sex Offender Issues network, and in Nebraska on sites like KETV-Channel 7’s Facebook page(!). We also are receiving supportive comments, through comments on this blog and other channels. One blog comment bears repeating. It comes from “mother –Continue reading “No Travel Restrictions on "Confronting the Lie"”

A Child’s Story

Years ago, a child told the Nebraska Legislature’s Judiciary Committee how the state’s anti-sex offender laws encourage bullying of the children in school. The Judiciary Committee did nothing for this child. These are the laws that Attorney General Jon Bruning and state Sen. Pete Pirsch claimed were to “protect” children. This of course is notContinue reading “A Child’s Story”