Omaha Exposition & Racing Inc. v. Nebraska State Racing Commission

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Omaha Exposition & Racing Inc. v. Nebraska State Racing Commission

Case Number
Call Date
December 4, 2019
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-19-0020 Omaha Exposition & Racing, Inc. v. Nebraska State Racing Comm. & Interested parties Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Assoc.; Columbus Exposition & Racing, Inc.; Nebraska Thoroughbred Breeders Assoc., Inc.; South Sioux City Racing & Events Center, Inc., & Margaret Landis v. Hall County Livestock Improvement Association, Inc., d/b/a Fonner Park (Interested Party and Appellants)

Lancaster County District Court, Judge Susan I. Strong

Attorneys: John Walker, Daniel Waters, & Cathy Trent-Vilim (Lamson Dugan & Murray, Attorneys for Fonner Park); O. William VonSeggern (Attorney for Nebraska Breeders Ass’n); Michael Gibbons, Christopher Jerram, & Raymond Walden (Woodke & Gibbons, Attorneys for Omaha Exposition & Racing, Inc.); Tara Paulson (Rembolt Luedtke, Attorney for Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association, Inc.)

Civil: Statutory interpretation; Administrative Procedures Act

Proceedings Below: The district court reversed the decision of the State Racing Commission.

Issues on appeal: Whether the district court 1) had subject matter jurisdiction; and 2) erred in concluding that the commission acted outside its authority.

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