Nebraska

Careers

Meet Paul Deck, the oldest practicing lawyer in Nebraska and Iowa

Business of Law

Law firm is dissolving after nearly 60 years; senior partner points finger at retirement plan

Trials & Litigation

Federal court issues injunction to lift Nebraska’s same-sex marriage ban

Tort Law

Replace or find my $500 Montblanc pen, lawyer tells county; he left it at courthouse security kiosk

Criminal Justice

Man beats murder rap but will serve at least 20 years for threatening trial witness

Legal Technology

Law firm builds high-tech office to guard client secrets

Bar Exam

Oops! Clerical error leads to mistake in Nebraska bar exam scores; three didn’t pass after all

Careers

Nebraska readies debt relief program for law grads practicing in rural areas; 2L learns the ropes

Labor & Employment

LinkedIn settles with feds, agrees to pay nearly $6M in FLSA ‘off the clock’ and overtime case

Criminal Justice

Ex-client takes plea in murder case over divorce attorney’s slaying

Criminal Justice

Hundreds of Nebraska inmates released early due to sentence miscalculations, officials say

Cybersecurity

DOJ charges Russian in ‘Cryptolocker’ and ‘Project Zeus’ attacks, says US victims lost over $100M

First Amendment

Bar membership remains mandatory, but top Neb. court restricts activities on which dues can be spent

Legal Ethics

Defense lawyer suspended for talking with prosecutor about ex-client and his new counsel

Criminal Justice

Ex-client faces first-degree murder charge in slaying of divorce lawyer

Criminal Justice

Former divorce client is arrested in lawyer’s shooting death

Criminal Justice

Trial attorney slain outside his law office was targeted, police chief says

Constitutional Law

As shutdown continues, more federal courts ‘tell Congress to go to hell,’ as blogging judge puts it

Trials & Litigation

Oops. Former bar prez copies top court on email about its ‘ill-conceived and uninformed questions’

Family Law

‘Legal limbo’ for foster child seeking abortion? Neb. decision doesn’t decide who must give consent