A parent should be able to put their faith in an officer who is there to keep their children safe, but based on our experience, I am concerned about having police in school. In our case, they did more harm than good.
The First Step Act, recently passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump, included some small but important steps to address the unique needs of America’s incarcerated women.
It’s been over a year since the filing of our historic federal class action challenging dangerous overcrowding and unconstitutional conditions of confinement in Nebraska’s crisis-riddled prison system.
The last year was another relentless attack on civil rights and civil liberties. Nevertheless, we persisted, we resisted, and we achieved important progress.
These victories belong to you and to all Nebraskans. Thank you for standing with us as we dare to create a more perfect union.
Our report, "From the Classroom to the Courtroom: A Review of Nebraska's School Police Programs," is in response to intakes received by our office and an increased awareness about the devastating impacts of the school to prison pipeline.
I recently decided to form a business and wanted to name my latest venture Hookers and Blow, LLC. However, when I attempted to get the name certified with the secretary of state, my filing was rejected.