Nebraska

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

Bar Associations

Lawyer shortage in rural Nebraska is target of state bar initiative

Tort Law

Overstuffed Wal-Mart bag led to woman’s death, suit alleges

Criminal Justice

$1M seized in traffic stop is returned to exotic dancer on judge’s orders

Evidence

FBI distributed child porn for several weeks as a sting after seizing service, court records say

Law Students

Former 3L sues after being kicked out of law school for alleged plagiarism

Tort Law

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Car Crash Cites Nebraska Fetal Protection Law

Criminal Justice

Police Say DUI Lawyer Crashed Lexus, Took Off Running, Was Tackled by Bystander; Now Faces DUI Case