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As part of the annual Wreaths Across America program, volunteers placed wreaths on the gravesites of veterans at the Nebraska Veterans Cemetery in Grand Island to remember and appreciate the sacrifices made by our service men and women. Central Nebraska Veterans Treatment Court officers...
Justice Jeff Funke volunteered to serve as presiding judge for the third round of the 2023 State Nebraska High School Mock Trial finals, marking a one-time return to trial court duties. Trials were held on December 11 and 12, 2023, at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln. Beyond his judging duties, Funke...
Awarded to: Rosa Rodriguez, Senior Secretary, Colfax County Rosa Rodriguez, Schuyler Probation Office, possesses bilingual proficiency in a culturally diverse community. Her role has evolved into fostering an understanding of cultural nuances among the staff, particularly when dealing with...
Court and Probation offices will be closed on 12/25/23.
Administrative: AD 2:05 – Statement for the Payment of Interpreters HR 1:07 – New Employee Documents – Slight wording change on the welcome letter HR 1:07C – New Employee Documents – Court - Slight wording change on the welcome letter COOP - Annual Reports - Coop - Annual Reports - Contains Appendix...
The Nebraska Supreme Court has approved a new per-page fee schedule for preparing bills of exceptions and transcripts of proceedings. Neb. Ct. R. § 1-218 requires the State Court Administrator to annually review the fee schedule and make recommendations for any changes to the Nebraska Supreme Court...
Chief Justice Mike Heavican will give his annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 25, 2023, in the Unicameral Chamber. Nebraska Public Media will air the speech online as part of its regular legislative coverage, which can be viewed: https:/...
Jacob Gill, Senior at South Sioux City High School, is the winner of the 2023 High School Mock Trial Student News Reporter Contest held during the Judge Lyle Strom High School Mock Trial Program State Championship in Lincoln. The winner was announced on the evening of December 11 by Justice Jeff...
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...
The Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) has published its Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report. The annual report provides an overview of mediation and restorative justice in Nebraska, including services provided by the approved mediation centers, and highlights a case in which restorative justice was used...