Nebraska Criminal Justice Review, March, 2011.
Beckman, Mel (editor)
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CONTENTS:LB 202 offers life-sentenced youth the hope of a commutation hearing after serving 20 years in prison, by Mel BeckmanPrisoners sentenced to life for crimes com- mitted as teens under age 18, who have served 20 years or more in prisonNo more victims! Circles of Support and Accountability for sex offenders Commutation of life sentences Nebraska 1970—2011After a 19-year lapse, the Nebraska Pardons Board again commutes life sentences, by Mel BeckmanYouth mature to responsible adulthood during years in prison, by Damon L. PicotteLB 390, introduced in the Legislature by Senator Ashford at the request of Governor HeinemanLB 390 seeks to abolish the community corrections council -- a very bad idea, by John KrejciStrong support for keeping the Jail Standards Board expressed at LB 390 hearing, By Mel BeckmanCancer while incarcerated: One prisoner’s experience, by Edward LeeRespect for family before, during and after prison: What one Mom wants to sayNews and HappeningsLetters