Geist dives into first session

Life has a way of interfering with the best laid plans of even the most meticulous of strategists. Lincoln Sen. Suzanne Geist learned this lesson early. The Arkansas native was two weeks away from earning her undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and eager to take on the world when she was summoned for grand jury duty — jury duty that lasted a year and a half.

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Session Review: Judiciary

Lawmakers considered an array of measures to expand prison and parole evaluations, provide reimbursement payments to county jails that hold inmates under certain conditions and expand protections to victims of sexual assault and sex trafficking.

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