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State v. Brown  
Date: January 18, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 53
Docket Number: S-17-1039

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s conviction of second-degree degree murder and other offenses, holding that the district court did not err in denying Defendant’s motion to suppress and that Defendant’s other assign...

State v. Mueller - supplemental opinion
Date: January 18, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 51
Docket Number: S-17-387
Thompson v. Millard Public School District No. 17  
Date: January 18, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 70
Docket Number: S-18-140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated in part the judgment of the district court overruling Plaintiff’s motion to recuse and granting summary judgment to Defendants on all of Plaintiff’s remaining claims, holding that the judge shou...

Leon V. v. Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services  
Date: January 18, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 81
Docket Number: S-18-197

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the district court on remand in this case involving a claimant’s eligibility for Medicaid funding, holding that the district court erred in its instructions on remand. The Nebrask...

Pitts v. Genie Industries, Inc.  
Date: January 18, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 88
Docket Number: S-18-219

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case stemming from an electrician’s injuries after an aerial lift malfunctioned the Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s partial grant of Defendant’s motion to exclude expert testimony and grant of Defenda...

Simms v. Friel  
Date: January 11, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 1
Docket Number: S-17-054

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals’ dismissal of Appellant’s appeal of a district court order granting temporary visitation of Appellant’s minor children to the children’s maternal grandmother, holding that...

Prokop v. Lower Loup Natural Resources District  
Date: January 11, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 10
Docket Number: S-18-082

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s order affirming the findings and modifying a cease and desist order of the Lower Loup Natural Resources District (LLNRD) Board directing Appellant to suspend use of ground...

Hassan v. Trident Seafoods  
Date: January 11, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 44
Docket Number: S-18-255

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the determination of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court that it lacked jurisdiction over Appellant’s petition and dismissing his claim, holding that the compensation court correctly dismi...

State v. Sundquist  
Date: January 4, 2019
Citation: 301 Neb. 1006
Docket Number: S-17-1297

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court affirming the county court's judgment convicting Defendant of driving under the influence, second offense aggravated, and sentencing him to eighteen months’ p...

State v. Ralios  
Date: January 4, 2019
Citation: 301 Neb. 1027
Docket Number: S-18-126

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court affirming Defendant’s sentence, imposed by the county court, to seventy-five days in jail in connection with Defendant’s plea of guilty to operating a motor v...

Rouse v. State  
Date: January 4, 2019
Citation: 301 Neb. 1037
Docket Number: S-18-129

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court granting Defendants’ motions to dismiss Plaintiff’s claim under the State Tort Claims Act (STCA), holding that the district court did not err in dismissing Plain...

Francisco v. Gonzalez  
Date: January 4, 2019
Citation: 301 Neb. 1045
Docket Number: S-18-329

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the orders of the district court making paternity and custody determinations concerning one child but declining to do so with respect to the other child at issue in this case, holding that Mothe...

State v. Seckinger  
Date: December 28, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 963
Docket Number: S-17-1099

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court convicting Defendant of possession of methamphetamine and sentencing her to two years’ probation, holding that the trial court did not err in overruling Defen...

Sparks v. M&D Trucking, LLC  
Date: December 28, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 977
Docket Number: S-17-1209

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of M&D Trucking, LLC (M&D) and dismissing Appellants’ claims in this personal injury action, holding that there were no gen...

DeLima v. Tsevi  
Date: December 21, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 933
Docket Number: S-17-1144

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court vacated all prior orders pertaining to custody or visitation of Child, holding that the district court properly determined that it did not have and never had...

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