§ 1-603. Commission deliberation.

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§ 1-603. Commission deliberation.

   (A) Each commission member will execute the official oath and a statement of understanding, attached hereto as exhibit A.

   (B) Each commission member will be provided a Nebraska Judicial Nominating Commissioner's Handbook, the contents of which shall include the American Bar Association's Guidelines for Reviewing Qualifications of Candidates for State Judicial Office and a checklist of qualifications. The qualifications checklist will be used as a guide to provide uniformity in evaluating candidates.

   (C) The commission is encouraged to hold private interviews with candidates prior to or following the public hearing.

   (D) The list of applicants determined to be sufficiently qualified to hold the judicial position in question shall be submitted to the Governor in alphabetical order.