Oral Arguments are happening now. View them on the web or via Mobile App on iPhone / iPad or Android (4.0+).

You are here

Lincoln

Court of Appeals Courtroom, State Capitol Building, Lincoln, Nebraska

Nelson v. Riley

A-13-1018, Nelson (Appellant) v. Riley  

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorney for Appellant: Bernard J. Glaser, Jr.

Attorney for Appellee: Gail S. Perry & Robert B. Seybert (Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt)  

Civil Action:  Negligence

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court sustained the appellees’ motion for summary judgment based upon the affirmative defense of sudden loss of consciousness.

O'Brien v. O'Brien-Hytrek

A-13-0984, Christopher P. O’Brien (Appellant) v. Traci O’Brien-Hytrek

Sarpy County, District Court Judge David Arterburn

Attorney for Appellant:  Justin A. Quinn

Attorney for Appellee:  James A. Adams (Law Offices of James A. Adams, PC, LLO)

Civil Action:  Bailment, Conversion, and Fraud

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court granted Appellee’s motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.

State v. Mucia

A-14-0070, State of Nebraska v. Gregory M. Mucia (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Karen Flowers

Attorney for Appellant:  Sean J. Brennan

Attorney for Appellee:  Jon Bruning, Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Possession of Child Pornography

Action Taken by Trial Court:  After a bench trial, the court found Appellant guilty of one count of possession of child pornography.

Herman Trust v. Brashear

A-13-0895 to A-13-0897, Herman Trust v. Brashear, LLP, et al. (Appellants)   

Douglas County, District Judge Timothy P. Burns

Attorney for Appellants:  Steven D. Davidson (Baird Holm, L.L.P.)

Attorney for Appellee: James P. Waldron and Christopher J. Tjaden (Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O.)

Civil Action: Motion to Dismiss/Motion for Summary Judgment

Herman Trust v. Brashear, L.L.P.

A-13-0895 to A-13-0897, Herman Trust v. Brashear, LLP, et al. (Appellants)   

Douglas County, District Judge Timothy P. Burns

Attorney for Appellants:  Steven D. Davidson (Baird Holm, L.L.P.)

Attorney for Appellee: James P. Waldron and Christopher J. Tjaden (Gross & Welch, P.C., L.L.O.)

Civil Action: Motion to Dismiss/Motion for Summary Judgment

Roskop Dairy, LLC v. GEA Farm Technologies, Inc. (15)

S-14‑0115,  Roskop Dairy, Inc. (appellant) v. GEA Farm Technologies and Midwest Livestock Systems, Inc.

Gage County, Judge Paul Korslund

Attorneys:  Kristopher Covi (McGrath, North) (Appellant) ‑‑‑Ann Byrne, pro hoc vice & William Bremer, pro hoc vice (Bremer & Nelson), Catherine Stegman & Joseph Daly (Sodoro, Daly)

Civil: breach of warranty of merchantability and negligence

Schrag v. Spear (PFR)

S-13-0258, Ember M. Schrag (Appellant) v. Andrew S. Spear

Lancaster County, Judge Steven D. Burns

Attorneys: Stephanie R. Hupp (McHenry Haszard Roth Jupp Burkholder & Blomenberg PCLLO) (Appellant) --- Amie C. Martinez (Anderson Creager Wittstruck PCLLO)

Civil: Paternity; removal

In re Interest of Eric H.

S-14-0424, In re Interest of Eric H. et al.

Douglas County Separate Juvenile Court, Judge Wadie Thomas, Jr.

Attorneys: Molly M. Blazek & Jeffrey Kunz, Senior Certified Law Student (Law Office of Molly M. Blazek) (Appellant - mother) --- Erin Hurley (County Attorney’s Office) (Appellee – the State) --- Patrick A. Campagna, Britt H. Dudzinski & A. Jill Stigge, Senior Certified Law Clerk (Lustgarten & Roberts, P.C., L.L.O.) (Appellee – GAL)

Civil: Pre-adjudication abuse/neglect; GAL removal; dual role

Blackstar v. Health and Human Services

S-14-0007,  Merie Blackstar on behalf of Brayden O. v. State of Nebraska

Lancaster County, Judge Stephanie Stacy

Attorneys: Terrance A. Poppe & Benjamin D. Kramer of Morrow, Poppe, Watermeier & Lonowski, P.C. –Jon Bruning, Attorney General

Civil: Entitlement to Home and Community-Based Waiver Services

Proceedings Below: Upheld Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) decision to discontinue benefits to child.

State v. Hale (20)

S-14-0183, State v. Terrance Hale (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

Attorneys:  Scott C. Sladek (Public Defender’s Office) (Appellant) --- George R. Love (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal: First degree murder

Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty of first degree murder. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Pages