Media Releases

Media Releases

Judge Hannon
February 26, 2019
The Court of Appeals will hold a ceremonial court session to honor the life of Judge Edward E. Hannon on Monday, April 15, 2019, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Hannon died March 16, 2017, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at the age of 85. Hannon served on the District Court bench in O’Neill from December 2, 1983, until his appointment to the Court of Appeals on January 31, 1992. He retired from the Court of Appeals December 31, 2003. Hannon’s friend and fellow judge, Justice William B. Cassel, will serve as...Read more
February 22, 2019
LINCOLN – Aaron J. Conn, Rushville; Joel B. Jay, Chappell; Michael L. Nozicka, North Platte; Mark D. Raffety, Omaha; Travis R. Rodak, Bridgeport; and Amanda M. Speichert, North Platte, have submitted applications for appointment as County Court Judge in the 11th Judicial District consisting of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Furnas, Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas counties. The primary place of office for the judicial...Read more
February 20, 2019
LINCOLN – Stacie A. Goding, Mitchell C. Stehlik, both of Grand Island; D. Brandon Brinegar, Kearney; and Andrew C. Butler, Hastings, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 9th Judicial District consisting of Buffalo and Hall counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy is Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Teresa K. Luther, effective December 31, 2018. The public hearing of the Judicial Nominating...Read more
February 19, 2019
The Nebraska Supreme Court has formed a Civil Justice Reform Committee with Justice Jonathan Papik serving as chairperson. The committee, which is housed within the Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, will analyze the civil justice system in Nebraska and consider methods for improvement. In particular, the committee will consider recommendations made by the national Conference of Chief Justices and Conference of State Court Administrators to make state justice systems more innovative...Read more
February 19, 2019
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing on Friday, March 8, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the State Capitol Building, Room 1510, Lincoln, Nebraska. The purpose of the hearing is to determine, pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 24-1204 and 1206, whether judicial vacancies exist in the office of county court of the 4th Judicial District, due to the retirement of Judge Lawrence E. Barrett, effective January 31, 2019, and if so to make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to...Read more
February 12, 2019
Reporters: The Judicial Nominating Commission for County Court, 2nd Judicial District, is anticipating uploading a media release to the Judicial Branch Website before close of business today. If you are interested in reviewing the information, please check the front page of our website before 5:00 p.m. Central Time: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/ You will receive the same media release through the auto-send feature at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow.Read more
February 12, 2019
LINCOLN – Jennifer A. Huxoll, Palmyra; S. Colin Palm, Plattsmouth; and David J. Partsch, Nebraska City, have submitted applications for appointment as County Judge in the 2nd Judicial District consisting of Cass, Sarpy, and Otoe counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy should be alternatively in either Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska, or Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge John F. Steinheider. The public hearing of the...Read more
February 1, 2019
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice William B. Cassel, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 11th Judicial District (consisting of Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Furnas, Hayes, Frontier, Gosper, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas counties) will hold a public hearing in the Lincoln County Courthouse, Courtroom #1, 301 N. Jeffers Street, North Platte, Nebraska, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. The...Read more
February 1, 2019
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Lindsey Miller-Lerman, the Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 9th Judicial District (consisting of Buffalo and Hall Counties) will hold a public hearing in District Court Courtroom #1 at the Hall ­­­­County Courthouse (111 W. 1st Street) in Grand Island, Nebraska, beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The primary office location of this vacancy will be Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. At the hearing, the...Read more
January 31, 2019
LINCOLN -- According to Supreme Court Justice Stephanie F. Stacy, the Judicial Nominating Commission for County Judge in the 2nd Judicial District (consisting of Cass, Otoe, and Sarpy Counties) will hold a public hearing in the Otoe County Courthouse, 1021 Central Avenue, district courtroom no. 208, Nebraska City, Nebraska, beginning 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. At the hearing, the Commission will receive information on the qualifications of candidates to fill the vacancy in the office...Read more

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