Tag Archives: Nebraska

Vera Institute’s Sentencing & Corrections News Headlines

The Vera Institute‘s daily collection of sentencing and corrections headlines

CACourt Receiver Says Brown Ignoring Prison Conditions

CODeath Penalty is Governor Hickenlooper’s Issue Now (opinion)

CTJuvenile Offenders Serving Long Sentences May Get Chance at Parole

ILFighting Crime the Smart Way (opinion)

LAThree Criminal Justice Bills Head to Governor Bobby Jindal’s Desk

NCNorth Carolina House Committee Debates, But Takes No Action On, Repeal of Racial Justice Act

NELawmakers Agree on Funding for Overhaul of Nebraska’s Juvenile Justice System

OHDeWine Supports Effort to End Time Limits on Sex-Assault, Rape Cases

TNSex Trafficking Laws Toughen in Tennessee After Study

TXCriminal Justice Bills a Mixed Bag for Business Group

TXPlan to Study Youth Solitary Confinement Advances

USHow Can Marijuana Be Sold Safely? (opinion)

USJail Inmates at Midyear 2012 (report)

USA Prolonged Stay: The Reasons Behind the Slow Pace of Executions

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NE: State clamping down on high-security inmates

Nebraska’s maximum security prisons went on “modified lockdown” following a series of fights.  Similar to other states (or at least Ohio), there has been a rise in prison violence in recent years, with inmate fights no longer one-on-one, but involving whole groups ganging up on a single inmate.  Read more here.

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