News

News

Release Date Range
New managers and supervisors in the courts were invited to attend a four-hour course regarding topics specific to their role. This course was offered in conjunction with New Employee Orientation. Joyce Welsch, Director of Human Resources, was the instructor for the class of eight new managers from...
In honor of Law Day, the Nebraska Supreme Court will be in session on the campus of Grand Island Senior High School on May 4, 2018. Justices will hold arguments in the school auditorium at 9:30 a.m. with an introductory program for students which will provide background information on Law Day and...
University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) School of Criminology and Criminal Justice honors Bob Blanchard with their Distinguished Service Award. Bob started his career as probation officer in Omaha in 1990, and in 2004 hired as the coordinator for the first Young Adult Drug Court in Nebraska. Bob...
Lincoln attorney Adam Prochaska spent many evenings playing LEGOs with his small children and often found himself continuing projects after his children had gone to bed. Before long Prochaska became a LEGO aficionado, creating bigger and better designs as a way to wind down after a long day at the...
The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation is proud to announce recognition in a national publication. The Journal of Criminal Justice and Behavior recently published a 2014 study examining the validity of how Nebraska probation officers use an evidence-based risk assessment tool, the...
It has been one year since the launch of the Juvenile Justice Home-Based Initiative – a program designed to reduce the number of youth in out-of-home care. Throughout the first year both Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and the Boys Town Ecological In-Home Family Treatment (EIHFT) services have had great...
The Nebraska Juvenile Justice System 2017 Statistical Annual Report, designed to meet the requirements of Nebraska Revised Statute § 24-1007, can be found on the Judicial Branch Website and the Unicameral Legislature Website. This report is compiled by the Administrative Office of the Courts and...
DALLAS (April 6, 2018) – Hundreds of members of law enforcement, prosecutors, and victim advocates from across the nation who work with female victims of crime have been awarded scholarships to participate in the highest quality workshops, computer labs, and case studies at the thirteenth annual...
Attorney Royce Norman recently retired after serving 11 years as a Nebraska State Bar Commissioner. Norman represented Judicial District 6 in grading the bar examinations and determining character and fitness of the applicants wanting to join the Nebraska State Bar Association. A celebration of his...
Lawrence E. Welch, Jr. was sworn-in as the Nebraska Court of Appeals 16th judge on March 28, 2018, in the Nebraska State Capitol. Representing the 5th Judicial District, Welch replaces Judge Everett O. Inbody who retired from the Court of Appeals in December 2017. Speaking directly to Inbody, Welch...