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Posted Friday, January 17, 2014 - 10:17am
Chief Justice Mike Heavican presented his 7th annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature on Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Legislative Chamber.The text of the Chief's speech and video of the State of the Judiciary address are available on the Nebraska Judicial Branch website. The State of the Judiciary address is given by the Chief Justice at the invitation of the Speaker of the... read more...
Posted Friday, January 10, 2014 - 11:03am
Chief Justice Mike Heavican will give his 7th annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature at 10:00 a.m. Central Time, Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Legislative Chamber.Nebraska Educational Television will air the speech on NET2 as part of its regular legislative coverage which can be viewed online at NET's Web site: www.netnebraska.org/publicmedia/capitol.html (link will appear as... read more...
Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 10:36am
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine the following:(1) Whether, based on the judicial workload statistics, a judicial vacancy exists in the office of district court of the 5th Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable Michael J. Owens, effective January 31, 2014, and make a recommendation to the Supreme... read more...
Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 1:43pm
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Michael McCormack, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Room 2200, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The primary place of office for the judicial... read more...
Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 2:59pm
The Office of the State Court Administrator has released the Nebraska 2002-2012 Custody Court File Research Study, an examination of nearly 400 court files of divorce and separation over the ten year period.  The two-fold purpose of the Study is to provide the Legislature, Judicial Branch, and the public with a factual report of custody, parenting time, and related court determinations and to... read more...

Administrative Announcement

Posted Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:15am
The Nebraska Judicial Branch wants to warn the public about a computer virus that is being delivered via email falsely claiming to be about a court case. The Judicial Branch has learned that the email references an upcoming court case; however, the email is a scam.  Opening any attachment or clicking on any link in the message may trigger a malicious program designed to infect the recipient’s... read more...