Judge Backs Registry of the Registerers; Idea Might Go National

The state has shown us that it really is easy to put just about anyone’s picture out there on the internet. So it is heartwarming to learn that a judge has ruled in favor of a former sex offender who posts photos of court employees. It gets a point across. A District of Columbia SuperiorContinue reading “Judge Backs Registry of the Registerers; Idea Might Go National”

A Small Step in the Right Direction

A limited step in the right direction in the Nebraska Legislature: State Sen. Bill Avery of Lincoln has introduced LB 932, a measure that would eliminate the “have you ever been convicted” question on job applications for public-employer jobs. That means jobs with cities, counties or the state. Avery says that limiting it to publicContinue reading “A Small Step in the Right Direction”

He Says ‘Kids Come First’ and Public Shaming Registry is Wrong

A talk show host who says, “Kids come first,” says that public registries for former sex offenders are just wrong. If you like the public shaming website in Nebraska, you should listen to this. An example: A registrant who’s done his time, trying to turn his life around and who is arrested for going toContinue reading “He Says ‘Kids Come First’ and Public Shaming Registry is Wrong”