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Sarpy County Reentry Court held a graduation ceremony for three participants who successfully completed all conditions of their post-release supervision and Reentry Court requirements. The three graduates are the first to complete Sarpy County’s Reentry Court program. Judge Stefanie Martinez, who...
Michelle Moore, Associate Public Guardian serving Central Nebraska is the first Office of Public Guardian staff to attain national certification through the National Center for Guardianship Certification program. In order to become certified, an individual must have served as a guardian for two...
Damon Bennett, a junior at Grand Island Northwest High School, is the winner of the second annual Student News Reporter Contest at the Judge Lyle Strom High School Mock Trial State Championship. The Mock Trial State Championship, coordinated by the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, took place Dec. 9-10...
Multiple Nebraska Problem-Solving Court teams successfully completed training between May and September 2019. Educational sessions were conducted by the National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) and Justice for Vets, including Veterans Treatment Court Planning Initiative (VTCPI) training, Adult Drug...
The Clerks of the District Courts gathered for their annual winter conference December 10-12, 2019, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. This year, the conference kicked off a day early with passport training on Tuesday afternoon. The second day’s agenda included five speakers. Janet...
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart in Omaha placed first in the 2019 Judge Lyle Strom High School Mock Trial State Championship. The competition took place Monday and Tuesday at the Lancaster County Justice and Law Enforcement Center in Lincoln. Duchesne will represent Nebraska May 6-9 at the...
The Douglas County District Court Adult Drug Court held its 107th graduation ceremony and celebration on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers, 1819 Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska. There were 5 graduates receiving their dismissal/sealments. The average duration of...
Ed Malk, the Lancaster County Veterans Treatment Court Lead Mentor received an award from The Berry Law Firm. Wednesday, November 20 at the Lancaster County District Court the Berry Law Firm presented Mr. Malk with a $500 check for his volunteer work with the court. Ed is the lead mentor of a team...
Unique to the Supreme Court traveling argument session South Sioux City were a group of students who were notably nontraditional in nature: a group of adult learners working on their interpretation skills. The Court session, held November 1, 2019, is part of the Supreme Court Justice’s outreach and...
The Nebraska Consortium of Tribal, State, and Federal Courts, co-chaired by Judge Patrick Runge (Winnebago and Ponca Tribe Chief Judge) and Judge Andrea Miller (District 12) traveled to four locations around the state to engage in initial conversations with Nebraska’s Native American communities...