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The 6 th Judicial District Drug Court in Fremont held a graduation ceremony on October 22, 2019. The ceremony was held in the District Courtroom of the Dodge County Courthouse. State Senator Lynne Walz attended the ceremony and addressed the drug court participants. Problem-Solving Court Judge...
“Restorative Justice and Youth Offenders in Nebraska” is an article recently published in the Nebraska Law Review and co-authored by Professor Kristen Blankley, Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) Advisory Council member, and Alisha Caldwell Jimenez, J.D., M.A., ODR’s Restorative Justice Program...
Ashley Griess, new Chief Probation Officer for District 1, was sworn-in Monday, October 20, 2019 in the Saline County District Courtroom by District Judge Vicky Johnson. Griess replaces former Probation Chief Jeremy Behrends who joined the Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation earlier...
Nebraska State Probation officers officially sworn-in October 16, 2019 in the Capitol Rotunda by Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican. Deb Minardi, State Probation Administrator, addressed the 59 new officers, their families, and fellow probation employees noting that probation’s work is...
The Juvenile Service Audit Report has been published and is now online with the Nebraska Legislature. In an announcement sent congratulating probation employees on a job well done, Probation Administrator Deb Minardi encouraged probation to share the report with others. Full report: https://www...
The Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation, the Division of Parole Supervision, and the Department of Correctional Services hosted the 2019 Annual International Association of Correctional Training Professionals Conference (IACTP) in Omaha, Nebraska, September 24 – 26, 2019. The...
The Clerk Magistrates gathered together for their Fall Conference, September 18-20, 2019, at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk. Approximately ninety-two clerk magistrates participated in this three-day event. State Court Administrator, Corey Steel, opened the conference expressing gratitude...
Nebraska has a growing population of residents who speak limited English. When people who don’t speak English come in contact with Nebraska’s court system, they need an interpreter to help tell their story. Nebraska is working to train more interpreters to address the growing need. Listen to the...
Nebraska County Court Judge C. Matthew Samuelson, 6 th Judicial District, announced his retirement effective October 22, 2019. Samuelson has served on the county court bench for 20 years. He has held several volunteer positions within the Nebraska County Judges Association including service on the...
In an auditorium overflowing with both high school and college students, the Court of Appeals opened their morning session at Concordia college with the case of “ In re Interest if Michael R” from Scottsbluff. Court of Appeals judges listened to arguments along with Judge James Stecker, Judge C Jo...