After President Obama’s election in 2008, some state legislatures responded to the increased turnout among young people and people of color by attempting to curb voting rights.
So many words come to mind right now to describe how I feel about the loss of DACA: devastation, anger, rage, betrayal, hopelessness, fear, sadness. DACA transformed my life.
Nebraska’s prison conditions are inhumane and unconstitutional, and ultimately, they hurt public safety. We can’t reduce recidivism rates among former prisoners if, instead of being given rehabilitation opportunities, they have been horribly traumatized during incarceration.
The ACLU filed public records requests today in 10 states—including Nebraska—that have launched a legal attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals prog
Today a group of our summer interns and law clerks did some court watching. They are particularly interested in learning how our court system impacts poor Nebraskans.
I was thirteen years old when I experienced my first out of home placement which was at an inpatient psychiatric facility. I was thirteen years of age the first time I was put into solitary confinement. The first time I was put in this cold, empty room was for eight hours.