A 25-year-old registered sex offender has been granted a hearing before the Nebraska Board of Pardons. This is excellent news for this young man because if he is pardoned, he will regain his civil rights and he will no longer be on the sex offender registry.
According to the Omaha World-Herald article, it is unusual for a sex offender to be granted a hearing because [t]he Pardons Board rarely considers the applications of sex offenders. But board members said they are willing to listen to this one because ____ has lived an exemplary life except for one crime committed as a 14-year-old. Full Article