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Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge Frankie J. Moore of North Platte, was invited to sit with the Nebraska Supreme Court on December 4, 2023. Moore heard arguments via video conferencing in the case of S-22-0967, Janet Palmtag (Appellant) v. The Republican Party of Nebraska a/k/a The Nebraska Republican...
Lancaster County Court Judicial Administrator Becky Bruckner submitted her notice of retirement effective December 6, 2023, after just over 20 years of service to the courts. “Becky has seen Lancaster County Court through tremendous challenges in her 20 years at the helm,” commented Nebraska Trial...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: Southeast Nebraska Adult Drug Court graduation and celebration. WHO: Judge Julie D. Smith WHEN: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 4:00 PM WHERE: Nemaha County District Courtroom 1824 N. Street Auburn, NE 68305 WHY: For problem-solving...
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold its Annual Meeting, which includes a public hearing, on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. central standard time, in Room 1507 of the State Capitol Building in Lincoln, Nebraska. Click for MEETING AGENDA and SUPPORTING MATERIALS. PUBLIC HEARING: The...
Nebraska District Court Judge James E. Doyle, IV, was honored with the 28th Annual William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence during an event at the Supreme Court of the United States Thursday. Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., presented the award to the retired Dawson...
The Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal elected Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge Frankie Moore as the President-Elect of the Council at their annual conference in Charleston, South Carolina. Her one-year term began October 27, 2023, and she will automatically succeed to the office...
The new Douglas County Justice Center, located at 1717 Harney Street, Omaha, will be open for an important adoption celebration on Saturday, November 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. National Adoption Day festivities will begin with a press conference at 8:30 a.m. in the first-floor conference room...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration WHAT: Central Nebraska Drug Court Graduation WHO: Judge Patrick Lee, Judge John Marsh, and Judge Morgan Farquhar will be presiding. WHEN: Friday, November 3, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Grand Island Law Enforcement Center 111 Public...
Nebraska trial judges installed new association presidents during their annual meetings in late October. Presidential terms began on October 20, 2023. The associations and their newly appointed presidents are: Nebraska County Judges Association – Hon. Jeffrey M. Wightman, Lexington (top photo)...
Separate Juvenile Court Judge Elise White, Lincoln; County Court Judge Frank Barron, Blair; and District Court Judge Jodi Nelson, Lincoln, were announced as the 2023 Distinguished Judge Award recipients by Chief Justice Mike Heavican. During his noon address to Nebraska judges on October 18, 2023...