Media Releases

Media Releases

January 26, 2016
The Judicial Resources Commission will hold a public hearing via a telephone conference call pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 24-1204 to determine, based on the judicial workload statistics, whether a judicial vacancy exists in the office of county court of the 3rd Judicial District, due to the retirement of the Honorable James L. Foster, effective January 31, 2016, and make a recommendation to the Supreme Court as to the primary place of office of said vacancy. The hearing is scheduled for...Read more
January 22, 2016
Judge of the District Court, 1st Judicial District, Paul W. Korslund, is retiring effective April 1, 2016. In his letter of resignation to the Governor, Judge Korslund noted, “It has been a great privilege to serve the people of Nebraska, and especially the people of Gage and Jefferson counties, as a district judge. The judicial branch of Nebraska is exemplary in its dedication to equal justice under the law, and it has been an honor for me to have played a part in that effort. I am very...Read more
January 12, 2016
Chief Justice Mike Heavican will give his 9th annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 21, 2016, in the Legislative Chamber. NET Television will air the speech on NET2 as part of its regular legislative coverage which can be viewed online at NET's Web site: ww.netnebraska.org/publicmedia/capitol.html (link will appear as: Nebraska: Legislative Session). Before the end of the month, the State of the Judiciary will be archived and available...Read more
January 11, 2016
County Court Judge James L. Foster of Lincoln, Nebraska, recently submitted his notice to the Governor indicating his plan to retire January 31, 2016, after nearly 33 years on the bench. “Judge Foster has been the face of Lancaster County Court for 32 years and has the perspective that one can only acquire from time on the bench,” commented fellow Lancaster County Court Judge Laurie Yardley. “He will be greatly missed for his wisdom, knowledge, compassion, and humor.” After taking the bench in...Read more
January 8, 2016
LINCOLN – D. Brandon Brinegar, John H. Marsh, Michael J. Synek, and Thomas W. Tye II, all of Kearney, have submitted applications for appointment as District Judge in the 9th Judicial District consisting of Buffalo and Hall counties. The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy will be Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, and the judge who fills the declared vacancy will be required to sit in both Buffalo and Hall Counties. The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge John P. Icenogle...Read more

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