Lancaster County Attorney Kelly calls for re-evaluating Nebraska's good-time law

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Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — Lancaster County's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Nebraska lawmakers should consider making good time off-limits to the state's most violent offenders.

During a news conference to announce he is seeking a second term in office, Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly said the good-time law needs to be re-evaluated. He discussed the issue when asked about Nikko Jenkins, who faces four counts of first-degree murder for shootings in Omaha that occurred shortly after his release from prison.

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