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Judicial Nominating Commission Timeline

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Deadline for Public Hearing:

60 days from time the vacancy occurs.


Deadline for applications to be sent to Supreme Court chairperson:

21 days prior to public hearing.


Applicants' names released to press:

10 days prior to public hearing.


Deadline for sending selected names to Governor:

90 days from time that vacancy occurs.

This manual has been developed to assist Nebraska Judicial Nominating Commission members by providing common background information. Its goal is to enhance the efficiency of the nominating process by reviewing procedural questions, leaving commissioners more time for the important tasks of recruiting, selecting, and nominating qualified applicants.

This page was last modified on Monday, December 3, 2012