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§ 2-215. Records; public view.

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§ 2-215. Records; public view.

   (A) All filings in Nebraska trial or appellate courts are public unless restricted by law, court rule, or court order. See, also, Chapter 1, Article 8, Public Access to Electronic Court Records and Information.

   (B) Presentence or predisposition report. Use of the electronic presentence or predisposition report shall be governed by Neb. Ct. R. § 6-1906.

   (C) Neb. Rev. Stat. § 27-1301 Child Pornography Exhibits. In all cases where exhibits constituting visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a child, as defined by § 27-1301, such evidence shall be handled and controlled by the provisions of Neb. Ct. R. § 6-1801 and shall not be electronically filed or transmitted electronically to or from any court.

   (D) Record review. Any person is entitled to inspect court records in electronic form at the public terminal or device in the office of the clerk of the trial court, or for appeals, at the public terminal or device in the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Court records may also be inspected at the Nebraska State Library located in the Nebraska State Capitol, at the public terminal or device. Paper copies of a court record shall not be prepared by court staff unless the requestor pays for a copy of the record or a portion of the requested record. This subsection does not apply to confidential records or records ordered by the court to be sealed.

   (E) Court records maintained in paper form that are not yet converted to electronic form are not covered under these rules.

§ 2-215 amendments adopted June 9, 2021, effective January 1, 2022.