"He’d always sit on the porch and holler racial slurs, all the time, towards me, towards the neighbors, even towards people walking down the street,” one of the vicitms testified at trial.
A Lincoln man argued his 2015 marriage was invalid, therefore he didn't violate state law when he married a different woman in 2018. The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld his 30-day jail sentence.
Natavian Morton, now 20, fired a single shot over a crowd on May 26, 2018, hitting and killing 22-year-old Edgar Union Jr. on his porch near Union College during a chaotic brawl.
As defense attorney Jeff Pickens cast new doubt on the same facts in the murder case, justices on the court cast doubt on the lawyer's understanding of his own appeal.
Joshua Keadle is asking that his murder conviction be overturned, arguing that prosecutors failed to prove that a crime had been committed in the death of Peru State College student Tyler Thomas, whose body was never found.
David J. Young was disbarred after he stole from his father, terrorized his girlfriend, took thousands of dollars in fees without doing any legal work and was accused of groping a client.
The Nebraska Supreme Court said after reviewing the law and the record, it was apparent that the Legislature didn't intend for election commissioners and their chief deputies to be recognized as county officers.
The man's attorney argued that allowing video testimony due to a COVID-19 infection violated his client's Sixth Amendment rights.
A prosecutor and a defense attorney in Nebraska have been reprimanded for a scheme reminiscent of the Wild West in which they told two convicted criminals to get out of town and never return.
Before being shuttered, the four stores had sold about 3.5 million cans of beer a year to the people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where alcohol is banned. Without the liquor licenses, they argued, the stores were effectively worthless.
Blake Swicord has twice appealed the Nebraska Police Standards Advisory Council's decision, first asking a district judge to review it, then the appellate court when the decision was affirmed last year.
A Nebraska prison inmate who claimed the state was negligent for allowing him to be attacked and injured during a 2015 prison riot lost his ap…
Malik Stelly was convicted of first-degree murder for the Jan. 11, 2017, shooting death of 28-year-old D’Angelo Branch in northeast Omaha.
John Lotter's attorney said an expert's evaluation and testing of him in 2017 showed sub-average intellectual functioning, an IQ score of 67 and deficits in adaptive behavior that have been present since childhood.
Norman Krivosha led the court from 1978 to 1987.
The Nebraska Attorney General's Office, which called the law "constitutionally suspect" in a previous opinion, says it will appeal to the Nebraska Supreme Court.
In Maurice Briggs’ case, his attorneys argued the inventory search was nothing more than a fishing expedition.
In a unanimous decision, the court said it found "no basis" to reverse a Lancaster County District Court decision last year that the Lancaster County Board's approval of a special permit for the operation was proper.
Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers says Attorney General Doug Peterson and Secretary of State Bob Evnen should be disciplined for violating provisions of the Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct.
Gov. Pete Ricketts has said he wouldn't make the appointments in the future based on his reliance on a written opinion by the Nebraska Attorney General's Office last year, which called them "constitutionally suspect."
The court rejected the argument that circulators should be required to read the object statement on the petition verbatim, indicating such a narrow interpretation of the state statute "could unduly restrict the power of initiative."
A final lawsuit against the petition drive was before the state's highest court on Thursday, where attorneys argued whether or not circulators had gathered thousands of signatures properly.
The group intends to qualify for the November 2022 ballot in Nebraska, and the new language will "simply and singularly" state: “Persons in the State of Nebraska shall have the right to cannabis in all its forms for medical purposes.”