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Engler v. Accountability & Disclosure Commission (PFR)

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Wednesday, April 4, 2012


S-11-0182, Dave Engler, Nebraska Professional Firefighters Association, & Muscular Dystrophy Association (Appellants) v. State of Nebraska Accountability & Disclosure Commission

Lancaster County, Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorneys: Edward F. Fogarty (Fogarty Lund & Gross) (for Appellants) --- Lynn A. Melson (Attorney General’s Office)

Civil: Nebraska Accountability & Disclosure Act; jurisdiction

Proceedings below: The district court dismissed the petition finding it did not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. Appellants appealed to the Court of Appeals which dismissed the appeal for lack of jurisdiction. Appellant’s motion for rehearing was overruled. Appellant’s filed a Petition for Further Review which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Issues on Review: Did the Court of Appeals and the district court err in dismissing the appeal for lack of jurisdiction?

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