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November 16, 2023
Nebraska High School Mock Trials are underway with judges serving as coordinators in every region. 2023 coordinators are: Region 1-Honorable Leo Dobrovolny & Honorable Kris Mickey Region 2-Honorable Tanya Roberts-Connick & Lindsay Pedersen Region 3-Honorable Anne Paine, Nichole Lawson & Abby Larington Region 4-Honorable Mark Kozisek & Mike Borders Region 5-Honorable John Rademacher, Coy Clark & James Truell Region 6-Honorable Donna Taylor Region 7-Honorable Jason Bergevin...Read more
November 16, 2023
Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court's FY 2023 Annual Caseload Report has been posted to the Nebraska Judicial Branch Website. Read full report: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/WCC-annual-caseload-fy-23.pdfRead more
November 15, 2023
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Grant and Streeter
November 9, 2023
Probation Officers Kim Grant and Salli Streeter received special recognition from the FBI's Anna Brewer for their exceptional contributions to the largest human trafficking investigation prosecuted under state law. They went above and beyond their regular duties, meticulously monitoring clients and documenting interactions. Grant and Streeter's dedication and professionalism, including working long nights and weekends, played a crucial role in providing timely and accurate information for the...Read more
Veterans' Day
November 7, 2023
In observance of the holiday, Court and Probation Offices will be closed on 11/10/2023.Read more
November 6, 2023
On the eerie morning of Halloween 2023, Supreme Court Justices and their diabolically dedicated employees gathered for a spine-tingling pumpkin carving competition. In a twist of fate, all attorneys with cases scheduled for October 31 were summoned to serve as the judges for this nontraditional event. Hosted by the Clerk of the Nebraska Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, the ghoulishly creative showdown turned into a devilishly creative competition – with entry #2 (the pumpkin-eating pumpkin...Read more
Judicial Branch Inclement Weather Policy
November 6, 2023
In inclement weather, employees should use their best judgment in trying to get to work. If an employee chooses not to report to work, the employee must follow the policy of their particular office for reporting an absence. Employees choosing not to work due to weather conditions must use accrued vacation leave, earned compensatory time, or, with supervisor approval, may be allowed to make up missed work time within the workweek. If an employee’s worksite is closed due to severe weather, upon...Read more
November 6, 2023
On November 3, 2023, Northeast Nebraska Adult Drug Court proudly celebrated the graduation of Jason Muncie (left) at the Madison County Courthouse. The Honorable Mark Johnson (right) presided. The event marked the culmination of an intensive program that encompassed comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability. Drug courts, also known as problem-solving courts, offer an alternative route through the criminal justice system for nonviolent...Read more
Blair students
November 2, 2023
Blair High School students attended the final Supreme Court argument on Nov 2, 2023, with teacher Vicki Schrick. Following the session, students approached the lawyer's podium and engaged in dialogue with the Court asking questions on topics ranging from interlock devices to the opinion publishing process. Student bailiff Lexi Hilgenkamp managed argument length with court bailiff Ally Stewart. Student groups are welcome to visit the Court which is always open to the public. Court sessions are...Read more
New Probation Officer Swearing In
October 31, 2023
Seventy-nine Nebraska State Probation officers were sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican on October 5, 2023, in the State Capitol Rotunda in front of distinguished guests, family, and friends. This year’s class was the largest class of new officers we’ve had. In addressing the new officers Chief Justice Heavican noted “You have the power to change the lives of folks who are on probation, their families, their children and the communities they are part of.” Deb Minardi,...Read more

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