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Nebraska’s death penalty ban could be a watershed moment for America

On May 27th, the Nebraska legislature made the landmark decision to ban the death penalty in the state. A vote by the legislature came down in favor of overturning Governor Pete Rickett’s attempt to veto a ban on capital punishment in the state. And while some may be surprised that the red state has made this determination,

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Imprisoned “Pastafarian” Sues Nebraska Prison Officials; The Return of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Prisoners face many challenges during their incarceration, including barriers to litigation against prison officials to preserve their constitutional rights.  Those barriers are sometimes the result of the frivolous suits of others, as in the case of Stephen Cavanaugh, 23, serving a sentence of four to eight years at Nebraska State Penitentiary for attempted first-degree assault

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