Target is on Target With ‘Ban the Box’ Policy

Second in a series by Eddie Sidgeweck From the StarTribune in Minneapolis: Target Corp. will roll out a national program early next year that will eliminate the box on employment applications that asks job seekers whether they have a criminal record. The initiative, part of a budding “Ban the Box” movement across the country, callsContinue reading “Target is on Target With ‘Ban the Box’ Policy”

Tide Turns Against Repunishment of Former Sex Offenders

by Adam R. Banner Adam R. Banner has proven himself a formidable opponent to those who would challenge his client’s constitutional rights. In recognition of his results in criminal litigation, he has been named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Oklahoma. Moreover, he is “Lead Counsel” rated, and Avvo has named him as one ofContinue reading “Tide Turns Against Repunishment of Former Sex Offenders”

Home-Invasive Verification Visits: Illegal Tricks, Sad Stunts

First in a Series by Eddie SidgeweckAbout those random home-invasive visits to registrants’ homes, undertaken here and there by various law agencies but not required by any state law in Nebraska. In fact, Nebraska’s current state laws supposedly provide law enforcement with the monitoring tools they need, including multiple in-person reports. However, we have documentedContinue reading “Home-Invasive Verification Visits: Illegal Tricks, Sad Stunts”