Expert Says Current Law Will Only Increase Harm to the Community

In Confronting the Lie – Part Three, University of Nebraska-Omaha criminal justice professor Lisa Sample, Ph.D., says she wants to make sure policy-makers base their decisions about sex offenders on science. And the science says that the vast majority of sex offenders do not re-offend. Endlessly punishing them and their families, especially by putting themContinue reading “Expert Says Current Law Will Only Increase Harm to the Community”

Confronting the Lie II: Working Around a Law That Seems Designed to Make You Fail

Because local TV personalities cannot get beyond their own limitations, Nebraskans Unafraid presents Confronting the Lie – Part II. If someone you know cites something they saw on local TV about former sex offenders, refer them to this series of videos. In this segment, nationally recognized expert on sex offending and the law Lisa Sample,Continue reading “Confronting the Lie II: Working Around a Law That Seems Designed to Make You Fail”

Confronting the Lie – Part Two Preview: Succeeding Despite the Law

Prominent criminal justice researcher Lisa Sample, Ph.D., says that if all she had to go on was information from the news media, she, too, might think that former sex offenders inevitably will reoffend. “Then I was put in this unique position of knowing a bunch of them who didn’t,” Dr. Sample says in Confronting the Lie –Continue reading “Confronting the Lie – Part Two Preview: Succeeding Despite the Law”