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§ 2-115. Original actions.

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   (A) How Commenced.

   (1) An original action may not be commenced except by leave of court.

   (2) Application for leave to commence an original action shall be made by filing with the Supreme Court Clerk a verified petition setting forth the action. Applicant must also file with the clerk a statement setting forth the basis of the court's jurisdiction and the reasons which make it necessary to commence the action here. One copy of each must accompany the petition and the statement. No oral argument will be permitted except as may be ordered by the court.

See appendix 4.

   (B) Docketing the Case.

   (1) All applications for leave of court to file an original action shall be recorded in an application docket.

   (2) The docket fee provisions of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 33‑103 and § 2-101(G) shall apply to the application docket.

   (3) If the court accepts the application as an original action, the case shall be transferred to the Supreme Court docket. A second filing fee shall not be required.

Rule 15(B)(2) amended May 28, 1992. Renumbered and codified as § 2-115, effective July 18, 2008; § 2-115(A)(2) amended June 6, 2012.

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