Despite LB 285 of 2009, Rape Reaches Historic High Levels in Nebraska

Rape in Lincoln is at its highest level in 25 years, and rape in Nebraska is on the rise in spite of the state’s harsh sex-offender law enacted in 2009. If the law — LB 285 of 2009 — worked as it was advertised, we would not have this tragic and growing list of victims.Continue reading “Despite LB 285 of 2009, Rape Reaches Historic High Levels in Nebraska”

Former corrections attorney says she purposely dropped bombshell

Sharon Lindgren (AP) By Deena Winter | From Watchdog.org LINCOLN, Neb. — Sharon Lindgren knew exactly what she was doing when she dropped a bombshell into her testimony during a legislative hearing on prison scandals in September. Why, Lindgren was asked, did she think the state Department of Correctional Services failed to heed a 2013 Nebraska Supreme Court ruling, State vs.Continue reading “Former corrections attorney says she purposely dropped bombshell”

Former Sen. Lathrop Calls for Federal Investigation Into Corrections Case

By Deena Winter | From Watchdog.org LINCOLN, Neb. — Former state Sen. Steve Lathrop is calling for a federal investigation into allegations former Attorney General Jon Bruning’s office advised the state corrections department not to heed a 2009 Nebraska Supreme Court ruling that the state could not order sex offenders to be supervised for life butContinue reading “Former Sen. Lathrop Calls for Federal Investigation Into Corrections Case”