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Through a newly developed mobile application, probation officers and staff will be able to view client information when away from their desks. The information includes: addresses, phone numbers, school and employment information, drug tests, sanctions, latest assessment scores, hazards, and other...
The Douglas County District Court Adult Drug Court celebrated its 103rd Commencement on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. To graduate participants must have demonstrated sustained abstinence from the use of controlled substances and alcohol; satisfactorily participated in a substance-abuse treatment...
Nebraska’s Language Access Committee, under the leadership of Justice Jeff Funke, completed an in-depth review of the Supreme Court Rules on Court Interpreters – specifically the requirements for certification and the interpreter disciplinary process. The review process began with an analysis of...
The Administrative Office of Probation-Juvenile Services Division is releasing the third annual Detailed Analysis. The publication provides updated data and progress regarding the Juvenile Justice Reform Initiative from July 2017 to June 2018. The Nebraska Juvenile Probation System continues to...
Only Michigan, Texas and Washington engaged in more celebrations than Nebraska, according to the events listed on the NationalAdoptionDay.org events webpage. Nebraska held Adoption Day celebrations in eight communities across the state. Two counties, Lancaster and Lincoln, celebrated on November 3...
Nebraska’s newest state senators were welcomed to the Supreme Court Courtroom following their legislative orientation on December 3, 2018. Supreme Court Justices, accompanied by Nebraska State Court Administrator Corey Steel, provided a brief welcome and overview of the judicial branch. Senators...
The 5th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court serving Hamilton and Merrick Counties held its graduation ceremony and celebration on November 5, 2018, and the York County 5th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court held its graduation on November 13, 2018. For Drug Court graduates, the ceremony...
Students at Schuyler Central High School were invited to ask questions of the Nebraska Supreme Court during a November visit to their school – and they did not hold back. The first student to approach the Court had to set aside his original inquiry regarding TransCanada when he realized the justices...
Lancaster and Lincoln Counties both held events on Saturday, November 3, celebrating National Adoption Day. Lancaster County Juvenile Court participated in their 14th consecutive National Adoption Day celebration, hosted by the Honorable Reggie Ryder, Separate Juvenile Court Judge, Lancaster County...
Judicial Branch Education recently worked with the Information Technology Division to prepare an additional set of laptop computers to be used for court staff training. In the past, JBE had only eight laptop computers configured to use for JUSTICE Training sessions. They now have the capacity to...