(A) Subject to § 1-503(C) and (D), all judges of the State of Nebraska, including judges of the Workers' Compensation Court, shall earn a minimum of 10 judicial branch education credits in each annual reporting period. Judges’ education must include five hours of education each year in a live setting, with faculty in the room, as long as Judicial Branch Education resources are sufficient to provide live educational programming. The balance of the annual hours may be obtained through qualifying distance learning. Clerk magistrates, probation officers, and official court reporters shall earn a minimum of eight judicial branch education credits in each annual reporting period. All other judicial branch employees shall attend judicial branch education programs as directed by the Supreme Court or the Committee. The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation may require employees to attend educational programs in excess of the hours established above.
Rule 3(B) amended February 1, 2006; Rule 3(A) amended; Rule 3(B), 3(C)-(E) renumbered, and 3(C) amended May 23, 2007. Renumbered and codified as § 1-503, effective July 18, 2008; § 1-503(A) amended June 26, 2013.