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Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 2:57pm
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine the following:(1) Based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of county court of the 2nd Judicial District, due to the appointment of the Honorable Jeffrey J. Funke from the county court bench to the district court bench on July 31, 2013,... read more...
Posted Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:06am
Organizers of the Maryland Living Center in Hastings, Nebraska, are hosting Chief Justice Mike Heavican on a private tour August 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.The Living Center is a permanent housing facility that aims to successfully transition homeless youth (ages 16 to 24) into independent living.  Hastings residents and child advocates from across the state have been monitoring the progress of the... read more...
Posted Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 4:06pm
The Nebraska Court of Appeals will be in session on the campus of Nebraska Wesleyan University Thursday, September 12, 2013.The Court of Appeals will divide into their customary two panels with three judges each, to hold arguments at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. at the Rogers Fine Arts Center on the Nebraska Wesleyan University Campus, 5000 St. Paul Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska.Chief Judge... read more...
Posted Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 4:13pm
The investiture of Riko E. Bishop as a Judge of the Nebraska Court of Appeals, 1st Judicial District will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, in the Warner Legislative Chamber, 2nd Floor, Nebraska State Capitol.Judge Bishop is replacing the Honorable Richard D. Sievers of the Nebraska Court of Appeals.Court of Appeals Chief Judge, Everett Inbody, will serve as host for the... read more...
Posted Friday, August 2, 2013 - 2:22pm
Chief Justice Mike Heavican will travel to the Red Willow County Courthouse in McCook for an up-close look at the recently completed fine collection pilot project in the 11th Judicial District*.  Heavican and area court staff will meet in the courthouse at 3:30 p.m. on August 14, 2013.Under the direction of County Court Judge Anne Paine, the 11th Judicial District became the site for testing new... read more...
Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 1:55pm
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Kenneth C. Stephan, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 10th Judicial District (consisting of Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps, and Webster Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Courtroom at the Phelps ­­­­County Courthouse in Holdrege, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday... read more...
Posted Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:28am
Nebraska Chief Justice Michael Heavican has been named president of the Conference of Chief Justices and chair of the Board of Directors of the National Center for State Courts.  Both positions are one-year terms and are effective immediately.  “Chief Justice Heavican is a remarkable leader, both in his state and on the national level. His long-standing commitment to improving and preserving the... read more...

Administrative Announcement

Posted Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 10:20am
JUDICIAL BRANCH MEMBERS: In order to meet our interpreter needs, we are asking your help in sharing information on the upcoming Interpreter Orientation. The Interpreter Orientation will be September 14th and 15th in Omaha, NE.  If you know of interpreters, bi-lingual acquaintances who may be interested in court interpreting, or multicultural organizations in your communities, please give them... read more...