Media Releases

Media Releases

March 16, 2020
Nebraska Consortium of Tribal, State, and Federal meetings to be rescheduled The March 2020 Nebraska court engagement sessions with Native American community members are postponed until further notice. The sessions were originally scheduled on March 23, 2020, in Scottsbluff and March 24, 2020, in Rushville. The decision to postpone these community events is made in cooperation with non-essential travel limitations due to the possible spread of COVID-19. About the sessions: The Nebraska...Read more
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March 12, 2020
Below is the Administrative Order signed March 12, 2020, by Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Heavican regarding Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19 Disease. Read the Order: Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19 Disease Access to justice and Nebraska’s courts is a constitutional priority even in emergencies. This Administrative Order is designed to preserve that access.Read more
February 27, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: District #11 Midwest Nebraska Problem-Solving Court, in Dawson County, will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration in the Dawson County District Court to honor another successful graduate from the program. The Midwest Nebraska Problem-Solving Court is an Adult Drug Court in Probation District #11. WHO: Honorable James E. Doyle IV, District Court Judge, will preside over the graduation from Problem-Solving Court...Read more
February 27, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: District #11 Midwest Nebraska Problem-Solving Court, in Lincoln County, will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration in the Lincoln County District Court to honor another successful graduate from the program. The Midwest Nebraska Problem-Solving Court is an Adult Drug Court in Probation District #11. WHO: Honorable Michael E. Piccolo, District Court Judge, will preside over the graduation from Problem-Solving Court...Read more
February 26, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY The Nebraska Consortium of Tribal, State, and Federal Courts has invited Native American communities to share their thoughts and concerns about the court system in Nebraska at two Western Nebraska public engagement sessions (dates and times below). WHO: The Nebraska Consortium of Tribal, State and Federal Courts with facilitator Judge William Thorne, Jr. (ret.) of the Pomo Tribe. WHAT: Nebraska Tribal, State, and Federal Courts engagement with Native American community members...Read more
February 25, 2020
Partnership trains court interpreters so all people have the chance to be heard Nebraska’s Statewide Language Access program has been chosen for this year’s Outstanding State Innovation of the Year award by the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE), a national organization dedicated to advancing the field of adult literacy. Currently, Nebraska has the largest limited English proficient (LEP) population in the Midwest and is second only to Minnesota in providing Language Access in its...Read more
February 20, 2020
Nebraska Supreme Court Justices will hold oral arguments at Northwest High School on March 5, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Court’s ongoing outreach and education efforts. The high school court session is held in conjunction with annual Supreme Court arguments at the Creighton University School of Law. Northwest Principal Thomas Lee noted, “It is a great honor for Northwest High to host the Nebraska Supreme Court session, which is a powerful learning opportunity for our students. As Omaha’s...Read more
February 19, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: District #8 North Central Problem-Solving Court, in Holt County, will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration in the Holt County Court to honor another successful graduate from the program. The North Central Problem-Solving Court is an Adult Drug Court in Probation District #8, which has been serving individuals since 2010. District #8 encompasses the counties of Holt, Custer, Boyd, Rock, Brown, Keya Paha, Cherry,...Read more
February 19, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: District #8 North Central Problem-Solving Court, in Custer County, will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration in the Custer County Court to honor another successful graduate from the program. The North Central Problem-Solving Court is an Adult Drug Court in Probation District #8, which has been serving individuals since 2010. District #8 encompasses the counties of Holt, Custer, Boyd, Rock, Brown, Keya Paha,...Read more
February 19, 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: District #1 Problem-Solving Court in Saline County will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration at the Saline County District Court to honor another successful graduate from the program. The Southeast Nebraska Problem-Solving Court is an Adult Drug Court in Probation District #1. WHO: Judge Vicki Johnson, District Court Judge, will preside over the graduation from Problem-Solving Court. WHEN: Monday, March 2, 2020 5...Read more

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