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Posted Monday, September 30, 2013 - 11:21am
Audio and video from public hearing regarding the transition from mandatory to voluntary State Bar Association will be available by 5 PM on Monday, September 30, 2013 on the Court’s audio archive: http://supremecourt.ne.gov/sc/archive “In Re Petition For Rule Change to Create Voluntary Bar of Nebraska: To Abolish Neb. CT. R. Chapter 3, Article 8, and To Make Whatever Other Rule Changes Necessary... read more...
Posted Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 1:55pm
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 5th Judicial District (consisting of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Polk, Platte, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties) will hold a public hearing in the District Court Courtroom at the Seward County Courthouse (529 Seward Street) in Seward, Nebraska,... read more...
Posted Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 10:05am
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Kenneth C. Stephan, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 2nd Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing in County Courtroom #2 at the ­­­­Sarpy County Courthouse, 1210 Golden Gate Drive, in Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2013.  The primary... read more...
Posted Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 8:57am
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice John F. Wright, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the Fourth Judicial District (Douglas County) will hold a public hearing in Courtroom #1 of the Hall of Justice, 1701 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.  The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Omaha, Douglas... read more...
Posted Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:59am
Chief Justice Mike Heavican announces the first meeting of the Nebraska Supreme Court Judicial Leadership Program. The Judicial Branch Education (JBE) program, designed for Nebraska state trial court judges who have been on the bench between two and seven years, is intended to prepare judges to assume a leadership role in the branch.The Nebraska judiciary faces ongoing issues involving changing... read more...
Posted Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 9:50am
Nebraska State Court Interpreter Coordinator, Raul Escobar, introduces himself to Lincoln Public Schools Arts and Humanities students who arrived early for their crash course in understanding the Constitution. Read story in September 18, 2013 Lincoln Journal Star: LPS students watch 41 people become U.S. citizens on Constitution Day
Posted Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 2:19pm
Regional conferences for the Nebraska Supreme Court’s “Through the Eyes of the Child Initiative” teams are scheduled in September to launch an expansion of the Initiative’s focus on the child welfare court system.  Under the direction of Chief Justice Mike Heavican, team efforts will now be extended to include juvenile justice. This means that the Initiative will no longer solely focus on child... read more...
Posted Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 12:35pm
Posted Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 12:35pm
Posted Monday, September 9, 2013 - 8:52am
LINCOLN – Timothy E. Hoeft, Holdrege, and Bryan S. McQuay, Alma, have submitted applications for appointment as County Judge in the 10th Judicial District consisting of Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps, and Webster counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge... read more...
Posted Friday, September 6, 2013 - 8:32am
Some are required to attend, others have eagerly volunteered.  But all will join in the celebration as Nebraska Wesleyan University students and area high school students watch over 40 individuals from 17 countries take their Oath of Allegiance and become naturalized United States citizens.The public ceremony on Constitution Day, September 17, takes place at Nebraska Wesleyan University.  United... read more...