Nebraska Supreme Court Decisions 2020

E.M. v. Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Date: June 5, 2020
Citation: 306 Neb. 1
Docket Numbers: S-18-1146, S-18-1147, S-18-1148
J.S. v. Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
Date: June 5, 2020
Citation: 306 Neb. 20
Docket Number: S-18-1149
State v. Fredrickson
Date: June 5, 2020
Citation: 306 Neb. 81
Docket Number: S-19-1083
State v. Price
Date: June 5, 2020
Citation: 306 Neb. 38
Docket Number: S-19-192
State, ex rel. Ryley G. v. Ryan G.
Date: June 5, 2020
Citation: 306 Neb. 63
Docket Number: S-19-892
State v. Pope  
Date: May 29, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 912
Docket Number: S-18-1151

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction for two counts of first degree murder, two counts of use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, and one count of possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, hol...

State v. Anderson  
Date: May 29, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 978
Docket Number: S-19-1038

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's plea-based conviction for third degree domestic assault, attempted tampering with a witness or informant, and violating a protection order, holding that Defendant did not receive in...

State v. Parnell  
Date: May 29, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 932
Docket Number: S-19-425

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court denying Appellant's motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, holding that the trial court erred in determining that one of Appellant's...

State v. Benson  
Date: May 29, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 949
Docket Number: S-19-486

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions for second degree murder, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, and other crimes, holding that the district court did not err in denying Defendant's motion to suppr...

State v. Grutell  
Date: May 22, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 843
Docket Number: S-18-352

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), fourth offense, holding that there was no plain error in how either the trial court of the court of appeals addressed Ne...

Bierman v. Benjamin  
Date: May 22, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 860
Docket Number: S-18-915

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the district court granting partial summary judgment in favor of Plaintiffs, Doug Bierman and Jim Hoppenstedt, on the issue of the enforceability of a buy-sell agreement, holdin...

Sellers v. Reefer Systems, Inc.  
Date: May 22, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 868
Docket Number: S-19-082

Justia Opinion Summary: In this workers' compensation case, the Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Employee's motion for attorney fees for his counsel's appellate work, holding that the affidavit submitted by Em...

Benjamin v. Bierman  
Date: May 22, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 879
Docket Numbers: S-19-328, S-19-329

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court finding that Defendants breached two operating agreements, ordering an accounting for each, declining to dissolve either, and awarding Plaintiff damages, hold...

Dondlinger v. Nelson  
Date: May 22, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 894
Docket Number: S-19-428

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court dismissing this legal malpractice action as time barred, holding that the court did not err in ruling that the continuing representation exception to the two-...

State v. Jennings  
Date: May 15, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 809
Docket Number: S-18-1186

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions of first degree murder and other crimes, holding that the district court did not err in denying Defendant's motions to suppress. Before trial, Defendant moved to suppre...

State ex rel. BH Media Group v. Frakes  
Date: May 15, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 780
Docket Numbers: S-18-604, S-18-605, S-18-606, S-19-027, S-19-028, S-19-029

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court determining that records related to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services's (DCS) efforts to acquire lethal injection drugs were subject to disclos...

State v. Archie  
Date: May 15, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 835
Docket Number: S-19-930

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction and sentence following his plea of no contest to attempted first degree sexual assault, holding that Defendant's sentence was not excessive and that this Court will not c...

State v. Lang  
Date: May 8, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 726
Docket Number: S-19-275

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions for possessing methamphetamine and marijuana, holding that Defendant was not entitled to relief on her allegations of error. On appeal, Defendant argued (1) the distric...

Bonness v. Armitage  
Date: May 8, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 747
Docket Number: S-19-393

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court dismissing Plaintiff's medical malpractice action on statute of limitations grounds, holding that because the face of the complaint showed that the action was...

State v. Ferrin  
Date: May 8, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 762
Docket Number: S-19-594

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction and sentence for the misdemeanor offense of obstructing a peace officer, holding that the evidence was sufficient to support the conviction. Specifically, the Supreme C...

State v. Degarmo  
Date: May 1, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 680
Docket Number: S-19-015

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction of driving under the influence, holding that Defendant consented to a chemical test of his urine and, therefore, the results of the urine test were admissible. A law enf...

Yeransian v. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP  
Date: May 1, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 693
Docket Number: S-19-320

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court dismissing Plaintiff's complaint against Defendant, a law firm, holding that the district court correctly determined it lacked jurisdiction over the complaint....

FTR Farms, Inc. v. Rist Farm, Inc.  
Date: May 1, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 708
Docket Number: S-19-438

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court in this partition action, holding that partition in kind cannot be decreed using owelty - or a monetary payment to equalize values - without great prejudice t...

Jones v. Jones  
Date: April 23, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 615
Docket Number: S-18-093

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed in part the judgment of the court of appeals finding sufficient evidence to support modifying legal custody of the minor child in this case but not physical custody, holding that the court of a...

In re Application No. C-4973 of Skrdlant  
Date: April 23, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 635
Docket Numbers: S-18-877, S-18-878

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed Appellant's appeals from orders of the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) that granted applications requesting changes to existing boundaries so that the applicants could receive advance...

Huff v. Brown  
Date: April 23, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 648
Docket Number: S-19-271

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the portion of the district court's order granting in part a writ of mandamus requiring Doug Brown, the sheriff of Furnas County, to provide records to Herchel Huff pursuant to the public recor...

Schaefer Shapiro, LLP v. Ball  
Date: April 23, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 669
Docket Number: S-19-547

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case where a judgment creditor sought to garnish the judgment debtor's bank account, which, at one time, contained funds both exempt and nonexempt from garnishment, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Nnaka
Date: April 23, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 677
Docket Number: S-20-073
State v. Schroeder  
Date: April 17, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 527
Docket Number: S-18-582

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's sentence of death for first degree murder, holding that there was no error in the sentence imposed by the sentencing panel. Specifically, the Supreme Court held that the sentencing...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Hanson
Date: April 17, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 566
Docket Number: S-19-355
State v. Montoya  
Date: April 17, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 581
Docket Number: S-19-660

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court affirming Defendant's conviction and sentence for driving under the influence, holding that there was no error in the challenged rulings by the trial court....

Great Northern Insurance Co. v. Transit Authority of Omaha  
Date: April 17, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 609
Docket Number: S-19-913

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals dismissing Metro Area Transit's (Metro) appeal of the district court's denial of his motion for summary judgment based on sovereign immunity, holding that t...

HBI, LLC v. Barnette  
Date: April 10, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 457
Docket Number: S-19-147

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Appellee and quieting title on certain property after issuance of a tax deed, holding that Appellee complied with the st...

TransCanada Keystone Pipeline v. Tanderup  
Date: April 10, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 493
Docket Number: S-19-493 through S-19-508

Justia Opinion Summary: In these appeals for a series of condemnation proceedings initiated by TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, LP, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court finding that the county court plainly erred by enter...

State v. Galvan  
Date: April 10, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 513
Docket Numbers: S-19-623, S-19-624

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part as modified and vacated in part the order of the district court imposing consecutive five-month terms of imprisonment following Defendant's revocation from post-release supervision in t...

In re Guardianship of Suzette G.  
Date: April 3, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 428
Docket Number: S-18-785

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the court of appeals affirming the order of the county court appointing Suzette G.'s brother, Alvin G., as her limited guardian, holding that the court of appeals did not err when...

Reveiz v. El-Kasaby
Date: April 3, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 440
Docket Number: S-19-278
State v. Valdez  
Date: April 3, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 441
Docket Number: S-19-475

Justia Opinion Summary: In Defendant's appeal from his conviction and sentence the Supreme Court remanded the cause with direction for a new enhancement and sentencing hearing, holding that the district court erred when it enhanced Defendant's...

State v. Hessler  
Date: April 3, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 451
Docket Number: S-19-652

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court denying Defendant's motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, holding that Defendant's postconviction claims were time barred. In his...

State v. Britt  
Date: March 27, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 363
Docket Number: S-18-557

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions of three counts of first degree murder, three counts of use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, and one count of possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person,...

State v. Guzman  
Date: March 27, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 376
Docket Number: S-19-056

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated Defendant's sentence for witness tampering but otherwise affirmed Defendant's convictions and the sentence imposed for Defendant's sexual assault conviction, holding that Defendant's sentence fo...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Argyrakis
Date: March 27, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 396
Docket Number: S-19-059
State v. Kelley  
Date: March 27, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 409
Docket Number: S-19-227

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed Defendant's appeal of the denial of his plea in bar, holding that because Defendant's plea in bar did not present a colorable double jeopardy claim this Court lacked appellate jurisdiction. D...

State v. Stabler  
Date: March 27, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 415
Docket Number: S-19-360

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant conviction of second degree assault and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and sentence of fifteen to twenty-five years' imprisonment, holding that the district court (1) did n...

State v. Lierman  
Date: March 20, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 289
Docket Number: S-18-402

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court convicting Defendant of multiple counts of sexual assault of a child and child abuse, holding that the district court did not err in admitting prior sexual as...

Hochstein v. Cedar County Board of Adjustment  
Date: March 20, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 321
Docket Number: S-19-459

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court affirming a county board of adjustment's decision affirming the zoning administrator's grant of a zoning permit for construction of a new residence within an...

State v. Thelen  
Date: March 20, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 334
Docket Number: S-19-604

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court affirming Defendant's criminal misdemeanor convictions for violating Neb. Rev. Stat. 39-301 by repeatedly erecting an electric fence approximately three feet...

County of Cedar v. Thelen  
Date: March 20, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 351
Docket Number: S-19-605

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court finding that Appellant's placing an electric fence within the county's right-of-way extending into a ditch violated Neb. Rev. Stat. 39-301 and granting an inj...

Merrick v. Fischer, Rounds & Associates, Inc.  
Date: March 13, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 230
Docket Number: S-18-1173

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff's employer's insurance broker and insurer and dismissing Plaintiff's action claiming that the broker had a dut...

State v. Sierra  
Date: March 13, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 249
Docket Number: S-19-180

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and vacated in part Defendant's convictions and sentences for burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, and theft involving a truck, a trailer, and several tools from a garage, holding t...

In re Interest of Taeson D.  
Date: March 13, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 279
Docket Number: S-19-382

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the juvenile court terminating Father's parental rights to his minor child, holding that the juvenile court did not deny Father procedural due process and did not err when it de...

Sabino v. Ozuna  
Date: March 6, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 176
Docket Number: S-18-110

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the district court declining to make specific findings of fact for purposes of special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) status under federal law after rendering judgment dissolving the...

Seldin v. Estate of Silverman  
Date: March 6, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 185
Docket Numbers: S-19-310, S-19-311

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed as modified the district court's confirmation of an arbitration award of almost $3 million under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and awarding attorney fees as a sanction under Neb. Rev. Stat....

State v. Gomez  
Date: March 6, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 222
Docket Number: S-19-369

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction for violating a domestic abuse protection order, holding that there was sufficient evidence that Defendant was personally served with the protection order. On appeal, D...

Brown v. State  
Date: February 28, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 111
Docket Number: S-19-073

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the district court dismissing with prejudice Plaintiff's action against the State alleging negligence under the State Tort Claims Act (STCA), Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-8,209 to 81-8,23...

Lanham v. BNSF Railway Co.  
Date: February 28, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 124
Docket Number: S-19-114

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the district court overruling BNSF Railway Company's motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction this negligence action brought under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA), 45...

State v. McCulley  
Date: February 28, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 139
Docket Number: S-19-313

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's convictions and sentences, holding that Defendant's assignment of error related to excessive sentences of incarceration was moot and that the district court did not err in calculati...

State v. A.D.  
Date: February 28, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 154
Docket Numbers: S-19-583, S-19-678

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed these consolidated appeals in which Appellants argued that the county court erred by concluding it lacked jurisdiction to decide motions to transfer their felony criminal cases to juvenile cou...

State v. Fredrickson  
Date: February 28, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 165
Docket Number: S-19-743

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed the State's appeal from a district court order finding Defendant indigent and entitled to court-appointed appellate counsel at the expense of Washington County, holding that the court's order...

State v. Krannawitter  
Date: February 21, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 66
Docket Number: S-19-014

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction for third-offense driving under the influence, holding that the district court did not err in denying Defendant's motion to suppress or in denying Defendant's motion for...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Barfield
Date: February 21, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 79
Docket Number: S-19-204
State v. Valentino  
Date: February 21, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 96
Docket Number: S-19-270

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court affirming the judgment of the county court convicting Defendant of solicitation of prostitution, holding that there was no merit to Defendant's claim that he...

State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Galter
Date: February 21, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 108
Docket Number: S-20-057
Western Ethanol Co. v. Midwest Renewable Energy  
Date: February 14, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 1
Docket Number: S-18-1192

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court denying Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC's motion to quash execution of a judgment, holding that there was no merit in Midwest Renewable's appeal. In 2010, a ju...

DH-1, LLC v. City of Falls City  
Date: February 14, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 23
Docket Number: S-19-039

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case concerning the interpretation of a contingency fee for legal services between the City of Falls City, Nebraska and two law firms, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court concluding that...

State v. Amaya  
Date: February 14, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 36
Docket Number: S-19-189

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court granting the State's motion to dismiss Appellant's motion for DNA testing under the DNA Testing Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. 29-4116 to 29-4125, holding that the dist...

State v. Jedlicka  
Date: February 14, 2020
Citation: 305 Neb. 52
Docket Number: S-19-268

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that the district court erred in sustaining Defendant's motion to quash an information for revocation of probation, holding that a probation violation allegation asserting a law violation from a ne...

State v. Assad  
Date: February 7, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 979
Docket Number: S-17-1193

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the district court's motion for postconviction relief without a hearing, holding that because Appellant did not even attempt to demonstrate that h...

In re Guardianship of Eliza W.  
Date: February 7, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 995
Docket Number: S-18-1141

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the county court establishing a guardianship for an Indian child, holding that the guardianship proceeding was governed by the federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and the Nebra...

Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. v. Freudenburg  
Date: February 7, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 1015
Docket Number: S-19-265

Justia Opinion Summary: In this insurance dispute, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the district court granting summary judgment to Shelter Mutual Insurance Company on its declaratory judgment action, holding that Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-3...

TNT Cattle Co. v. Fife  
Date: January 31, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 890
Docket Number: S-18-1067

Justia Opinion Summary: In this dispute between an out-of-state landlord and her tenant as to the duration of the parties' farm lease agreement the Supreme Court held that the district court did not err in finding for the tenant and awarding da...

Gage County v. Employers Mutual Casualty Co.  
Date: January 31, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 926
Docket Number: S-18-1118

Justia Opinion Summary: In this declaratory judgment action, the Supreme Court reversed the district court's decision entering summary judgment in favor of Gage County's insurer, Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMC), and dismissing Gage Coun...

White v. White  
Date: January 31, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 945
Docket Number: S-19-047

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court modified a decree dissolving Timothy White's marriage to Ann White, holding that Tim established that part of an investment account was nonmarital, and therefore, that account was not properly classifie...

Bohling v. Bohling  
Date: January 31, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 968
Docket Number: S-19-225

Justia Opinion Summary: In this will contest, the Supreme Court reversed the district court's decision granting summary judgment determining that the decedent's will was valid, holding that where the bill of exceptions did not contain the propo...

In re Interest of Zoie H.  
Date: January 24, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 868
Docket Number: S-18-1028

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the separate juvenile court adjudicating Appellant for the act of attempted theft by unlawful taking, $5,000 or more, holding that Appellant was not entitled to reversal of her con...

Loyd v. Family Dollar Stores of Nebraska, Inc  
Date: January 24, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 883
Docket Number: S-19-230

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed this appeal from an order disapproving the parties' application for an order approving a lump-sum settlement on the grounds that the application was not in compliance with the Nebraska Workers...

State v. Case  
Date: January 17, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 829
Docket Number: S-18-1197

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction and sentence for assault by a confined person, holding that the district court did not err in its challenged evidentiary rulings and that there was sufficient evidence to...

Goes v. Vogler  
Date: January 17, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 848
Docket Numbers: S-18-1201, S-18-1203

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court concluding that Defendants owed damages to their general contractor and two of its subcontractors (collectively, Plaintiffs) for the construction of a residen...

Eddy v. Builders Supply Co.  
Date: January 17, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 804
Docket Number: S-18-800

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court dismissing Plaintiff's petition alleging that she had sustained a severe and permanent brain injury as a result of an accident with a na...

Drought v. Marsh  
Date: January 17, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 860
Docket Number: S-19-018

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of Employer and dismissing two former employees' complaint seeking paid time off (PTO) compensation under the Nebraska Wage...

Saylor v. State  
Date: January 10, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 779
Docket Number: S-18-793

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court dismissing as time barred this action brought under the State Tort Claims Act (STCA), Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-8,209 to 81-8,235, holding that the savings clause of...

State v. Myers  
Date: January 10, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 789
Docket Number: S-19-345

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court denying Defendant's motion for testing under Nebraska's DNA Testing Act and his motion for the appointment of counsel, holding that the district court did not...

Adair Holdings, LLC v. Johnson  
Date: January 3, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 720
Docket Number: S-18-1214

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the district court determining that a tax deed obtained by Adair Holdings, LLC was void for incorrect notice and granting the counterclaim for quiet title filed by Dennis G. Joh...

In re Interest of Jeremy U.  
Date: January 3, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 734
Docket Number: S-19-215

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the juvenile court declining to adjudicate a newborn that reportedly tested positive for methamphetamine on the grounds that the State failed to prove that he was at risk of har...

State v. Torres  
Date: January 3, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 753
Docket Number: S-19-276

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court denying Appellant's third motion for post conviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, holding that there was no merit to Appellant's claims on appeal. Def...

State v. Iddings  
Date: January 3, 2020
Citation: 304 Neb. 759
Docket Number: S-19-304

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court denying Appellant's third motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, holding that there was no merit to Appellant's claims on appeal. Defe...

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