Media Releases

Media Releases

March 23, 2016
Oral Arguments from Central High Available Online Through Livestreaming As part of the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ongoing outreach and education efforts, Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments at Omaha Central High School on March 31, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. This marks the first time that the Supreme Court has held arguments on a high school campus. The visit is part of a continuing effort by the Nebraska Supreme Court and the legal community to raise awareness of court processes and the...Read more
March 17, 2016
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine, based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of district court of the First Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable Paul W. Korslund, effective April 1, 2016, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy. The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 10:00 a...Read more
March 10, 2016
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 2nd Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing at the Sarpy ­­­­County Courthouse, 1210 Golden Gate Drive, Courtroom #7, in Papillion, Nebraska, beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the Commission will...Read more
March 3, 2016
LINCOLN – Nicholas M. Froeschl, Milissa D. Johnson-Wiles, Susan L. Kirchmann, Daniel D. Packard, Nancy K. Peterson, Rodney D. Reuter, Eddy M. Rodell, Hobert B. Rupe, and Christopher D. Seifert, all of Lincoln, have submitted applications for appointment as County Court Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (Lancaster County). The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge James L. Foster. The public hearing...Read more
February 18, 2016
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing via a telephone conference call pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine whether, based on the judicial workload statistics, a judicial vacancy exists in the office of district court of the 2nd Judicial District, due to the appointment of Judge Max J. Kelch to the Supreme Court bench from the district court bench, effective March 1, 2016, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of...Read more
February 11, 2016
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 3rd Judicial District (consisting of Lancaster County) will hold a public hearing in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Room 2200, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016. 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
February 10, 2016
LINCOLN – Marsha Conroy of Omaha, Nebraska, is Nebraska’s second French interpreter to have successfully completed requirements to become a Certified Court Interpreter. She joins a small but growing group of certified court interpreters for languages which include Spanish, Russian, American-Sign, Mandarin-Chinese, and Somali. Individuals from French speaking countries like Liberia, Algeria, and Haiti have utilized French Court Interpreters in Nebraska. Conroy was sworn-in by Supreme Court...Read more
February 5, 2016
The investiture ceremony of Judge Max J. Kelch as a Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court representing the 4th Judicial District will take place at 3:00 p.m. on March 11, 2016, in the Warner Chamber of the Nebraska State Capitol. Retired District Court Judge Randall Rehmeier will serve as the ceremony officiant. The public is invited to attend. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Judge Max J. Kelch Supreme...Read more
January 26, 2016
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing via a telephone conference call pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine, based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of county court of the 3rd Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable James L. Foster, effective January 31, 2016, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy. The hearing is scheduled for...Read more
January 22, 2016
Judge of the District Court, 1st Judicial District, Paul W. Korslund, is retiring effective April 1, 2016. In his letter of resignation to the Governor, Judge Korslund noted, “It has been a great privilege to serve the people of Nebraska, and especially the people of Gage and Jefferson counties, as a district judge. The judicial branch of Nebraska is exemplary in its dedication to equal justice under the law, and it has been an honor for me to have played a part in that effort. I am very...Read more

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