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State v. Savage - supplemental opinion
Date: March 15, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 492
Docket Number: S-17-1166
Burke v. Board of Trustees of Nebraska State Colleges  
Date: March 15, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 494
Docket Number: S-17-1167

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the district court dismissing Plaintiff’s declaratory judgment action alleging that she had not been notified that her employment contract would not be renewed within the timefra...

Meyer Natural Foods v. Greater Omaha Packing Co.  
Date: March 15, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 509
Docket Number: S-18-108

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. (GOP) as to Meyer Natural Foods LLC’s breach of contract action following a purporte...

State v. Martinez  
Date: March 15, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 526
Docket Number: S-18-618

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court denying without an evidentiary hearing Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief, holding that the district court did not err in denying postconviction rel...

Brown v. Jacobsen Land & Cattle Co.  
Date: March 15, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 538
Docket Number: S-18-803

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the district court quieting title to certain land in Terry and Linda Brown after finding that the Browns established their entitlement to the disputed land by adverse possession...

State v. Garcia  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 406
Docket Number: S-17-1202

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s conviction and sentence for robbery, holding that none of Defendant’s argument on appeal warranted reversal of his conviction. Specifically, the Court held (1) the district court d...

Chase County v. City of Imperial  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 395
Docket Number: S-17-813

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action for declaratory judgment the Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the decision of the district court finding that the City of Imperial, Nebraska was financially responsible...

Patterson v. Metropolitan Utilities District  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 442
Docket Number: S-18-158

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s order dismissing Appellant’s claim against Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) with prejudice, holding that the district court correctly determined that Appellant’s claim...

Larsen v. 401 Main Street, Inc.  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 454
Docket Number: S-18-168

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of the owners of the Quart House Pub and its premises (collectively, Quart House) in this negligence action brought by Lee...

Randy S. v. Nicolette G.  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 465
Docket Number: S-18-407

Justia Opinion Summary: In these paternity proceedings, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court that awarded sole legal and physical custody of the parties’ child to Father, holding that there was no reversible error in th...

State ex rel. Walter E. v. Mark E.  
Date: March 8, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 483
Docket Number: S-18-436

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court dismissing the State’s complaint filed against Walter E.’s father, Mark E., to establish an order of support, holding that the district court lacked subject matt...

State v. Hibler  
Date: March 1, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 325
Docket Number: S-18-005

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant’s convictions and sentences for first degree sexual assault of a child, incest with a person under eighteen years of age, and third degree sexual assault of a child, holding that Defe...

In re Estate of Helms  
Date: March 1, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 357
Docket Number: S-18-283

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the county court’s entry of summary judgment declaring that the proceeds of the Estate of Mark Anthony Helms be distributed pursuant to a prior federal court judgment applying North Carolina la...

In re Interest of Maximus B.  
Date: March 1, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 365
Docket Number: S-18-410

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed for lack of jurisdiction this appeal brought by the State appealing the order of the separate juvenile court of Douglas County, which vacated its previous order of adjudication and set the mat...

State v. Jerke  
Date: March 1, 2019
Citation: 302 Neb. 372
Docket Number: S-18-426

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the district court granting Defendant’s motion to vacate his sentence and withdraw the plea pursuant to the common-law procedure recognized in State v. Gonzalez, 830 N.W.2d 504 (20...

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