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Posted Monday, June 23, 2014 - 4:15pm
JEANNE BRANDNER has been selected to fill the position of Deputy Probation Administrator of the Juvenile Services Division in the Office of Probation Administration effective July 1, 2014.The Juvenile Services Division is responsible for reforming Nebraska’s juvenile justice system into a treatment-focused, rehabilitation opportunity for at-risk juveniles rather than a punitive system focused on... read more...
Posted Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:40am
Justice Reinvestment Effort Aimed at Effective Use of Prisons and Increasing Public Safety(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman, Speaker of the Legislature Greg Adams and Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican announced the launch of Nebraska’s comprehensive study of the state’s criminal justice system to develop a long-term prison strategy and to increase public safety.“We are... read more...
Posted Friday, June 13, 2014 - 9:31am
Effective August 1, 2014, the cost for high volume users of the JUSTICE case information will increase from $300 to $500 monthly, as new services are added.According to Jennifer Rasmussen, Deputy Administrator for Technology, “There has been no price increase for high volume users of JUSTICE case information in the 10 years the service has been offered.”Current options for Accessing JUSTICE court... read more...
Posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 12:41pm
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine, based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of county court of the 1st Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable J. Patrick McArdle, effective July 31, 2014, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary... read more...
Posted Monday, June 9, 2014 - 2:30pm
 The Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County invited the community to join the 5th annual celebration of success stories of Douglas County’s reunified families on June 7, 2014, at an afternoon picnic at Boys Town Great Hall.“Today we celebrate children and their parents who have turned their lives around and are thriving,” said Judge Douglas Johnson. “They believed in themselves and... read more...
Posted Friday, June 6, 2014 - 2:57pm
For the second time, Nebraska Probation’s Rural Improvement for Schooling and Employment (RISE) program has been recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative AmeriCorps programs.The 2014 edition of “Transforming Communities Through Service: A Collection of the Most Innovative AmeriCorps State and Volunteer Generation Fund Programs in the Unites States” highlights the 28 most innovative... read more...
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