Media Releases

Media Releases

January 4, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: The 5 th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court in Merrick County will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration. WHO: Honorable Rachel A. Daugherty will preside over the graduation. WHEN: January 9, 2023 2:00 p.m. WHERE: Merrick County Courthouse, District Courtroom 1510 18 th Street Central City, NE 68826 WHY: For Problem-Solving Court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of...Read more
January 4, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY: Lancaster County DUI Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: The First Lancaster County DUI Court graduation. WHO: Judge Darla S. Ideus and Judge John A. Colborn presiding WHEN: January 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: University of Nebraska Law School 1875 N. 42nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full...Read more
December 14, 2022
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman the Judicial Nominating Commission for the District Court Judge in the Third Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing at the Supreme Court Courtroom, State Capitol, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the...Read more
December 2, 2022
In November 2022, 16 mediators from across the state, and from each of the approved mediation centers, participated in a 24-hour Eldercare/Adult Guardianship training hosted by the Office of Dispute Resolution. Two nationally recognized mediation practitioners from Michigan, Zena Zumeta, J.D., and Susan Butterwick, J.D., were the trainers. The training also included Roxanne Chang, J.D., MS LLC, as a subject matter specialist on dementia, developmental disabilities, and special needs. Ms. Chang...Read more
November 30, 2022
Nebraska District Court Judge Andrew R. Jacobsen of Lincoln, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on November 30, 2022. Jacobsen heard arguments in the case of Core Bank v. Allied Construction Services, DNB Electrical Contracting, Inc., Kay Dee Company L.L.C., Krause Swaney, Inc., and Fred’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. v. DEMU Properties, L.L.C. In this case, the trial court heard live testimony during a motion for summary judgment, overruled the Appellant’s...Read more
November 29, 2022
Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge David K. Arterburn of Papillion, Nebraska, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on November 29, 2022. Arterburn heard arguments in the case of State of Nebraska v. Anthony J. Garcia. In this case, Garcia was convicted of four (4) counts of first-degree murder, four (4) counts of the use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, and attempted burglary. He was sentenced to four (4) death sentences for each of the first-degree murder convictions, to not...Read more
November 23, 2022
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold its Annual Meeting, which includes a public hearing, on December 9, 2022, at 1 p.m. central standard time, in Room 1510 of the State Capitol Building in Lincoln, Nebraska. All proceedings will be conducted in-person and will include the option of virtual conferencing via WebEx. Click for HEARING AGENDA and MEETING MATERIALS . PUBLIC HEARING : The Commission will receive testimony, both in-person and in writing, on the following agenda items: Whether a...Read more
November 17, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Lancaster County Adult Drug Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: Lancaster County Adult Drug Court graduation WHO: Judge Andrew Jacobse, presiding WHEN: November 21, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. WHERE: University of Nebraska Law School (auditorium) 1875 N. 42nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability...Read more
November 17, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sarpy County Reentry Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: Sarpy County Reentry Court graduation and celebration. WHO: Judge Stefanie Martinez, presiding WHEN: November 28, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. WHERE: Sarpy County Courthouse 1210 Golden Gate Drive Papillion, NE 68046 WHY: For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability. Problem-...Read more
November 15, 2022
Douglas County will celebrate their 23rd year participating in National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Douglas-Omaha Civic Center, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68183. The event begins with a press conference at the 8:30 a.m. with adoption hearings to follow. There will be entertainment and gift bags for all the children being adopted, t-shirts, professional family photos, refreshments, flowers for all the parents, and much more! This annual...Read more

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