§ 1-501. Introduction.

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§ 1-501. Introduction.

   It is essential to the public that judges and judicial branch employees continue their education in order to maintain and increase their professional competence, to fulfill their obligations under the Nebraska Revised Code of Judicial Conduct, and to ensure the delivery of quality judicial services to the people of the State of Nebraska. These rules establish minimum requirements for judicial branch education for all Nebraska judges and judicial branch employees and allow for the education of those serving the courts as directed by the Supreme Court and Judicial Branch Education Advisory Committee.

   Nothing in these rules shall impinge upon judicial independence. The content of educational programs and presentations is advisory only and not binding on the judiciary.

§ 1-501 amended December 22, 2010, effective January 1, 2011; § 1-501 amended March 13, 2013;  1-501 amended September 5, 2018.