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Recent Decisions From the Nebraska Supreme Court

Chafin v. Wisconsin Province Society of Jesus  
Date: September 21, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 94
Docket Number: S-17-1059

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court dismissing Plaintiff’s amended complaint against two religious organizations alleging fraudulent concealment, holding that the district court properly determi...

Hotz v. Hotz  
Date: September 21, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 102
Docket Number: S-17-1152

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court denying Barbara Hotz’s motion to modify the divorce judgment, holding that the Nebraska Child Support Guidelines excludes alimony between parents from their t...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Wolfe
Date: September 21, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 117
Docket Number: S-18-437
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. v. ConAgra Foods, Inc.  
Date: September 14, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 38
Docket Number: S-16-896

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action for indemnification, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court awarding Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. the full amount of settlement payments in a lawsuit brought by employees of ConAgra...

State v. Nielsen  
Date: September 14, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 88
Docket Number: S-17-1033

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court affirming the judgment of the circuit court denying Defendant’s motion to suppress based upon the exclusionary rule’s good faith exception, holding that there...

State v. Shaull  
Date: September 14, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 82
Docket Number: S-17-943

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the sentence imposed by the district court for Defendant’s convictions of theft by deception, holding that the sentence and conditions set by the district court were within statutory limits. T...

Christensen v. Gale  
Date: September 12, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 19
Docket Number: S-18-825

Justia Opinion Summary: In this challenge to an initiative petition seeking to expand Medicaid coverage the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Defendants, the named sponsors of the pe...

Lindsay International Sales & Service, LLC v. Wegener  
Date: September 7, 2018
Citation: 301 Neb. 1
Docket Number: S-16-1051

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action seeking to collect amounts Plaintiff claimed were due on personal guaranties, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court entering judgment on a jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff for the...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Nimmer
Date: August 31, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 906
Docket Number: S-17-111
Brown v. Regional West Medical Center  
Date: August 31, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 937
Docket Number: S-17-555

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Regional West Medical Center and dismissing Plaintiff’s complaint alleging retaliatory discharge and employment discrimi...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Cullan
Date: August 31, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 948
Docket Number: S-18-441
State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Cullan
Date: August 31, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 951
Docket Number: S-18-442
Wisner v. Vandelay Investments, LLC  
Date: August 24, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 825
Docket Number: S-16-451

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Court of Appeals reversing the decision of the district court quieting title to certain property in favor of Vandelay Investments, LLC and dismissing Plaintiff’s complaint,...

Armknecht v. Armknecht  
Date: August 24, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 870
Docket Number: S-17-377

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court that modified Father’s child support obligation to Mother, holding that the district court did not err in the calculation of child support. In the parties’ divo...

State v. Foster  
Date: August 24, 2018
Citation: 300 Neb. 883
Docket Number: S-17-707

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court denying Appellant postconviction relief without conducting an evidentiary hearing, holding that the district court properly denied relief and without holding...

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