In a unanimous opinion, the Nebraska Supreme Court rejected the state's petition to terminate the parental rights of the young woman, saying HHS had not proven her "unfitness as a mother."
The man's attorney argued that allowing video testimony due to a COVID-19 infection violated his client's Sixth Amendment.
Their neighbors gradually learned that this same-sex couple, who have adopted a daughter, are "just like everybody else."
The contentiousness over when and whether an Omaha couple got married was just part of a divorce case that took the (wedding) cake.
The City of Gretna is poised to double in size and add nearly 3,000 people after the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday sided with the city in an annexation dispute with Sarpy County.
The war is over when it comes to the $765 million awarded to the foundation of the Omaha-area inventor and businessman who created Streck Laboratories.
The court agreed with an expert who concluded that "several aspects of the (valuation process) served to limit the price offered for Streck," so Wayne Ryan wasn't paid enough for his shares.
The ruling, while significant, doesn't wipe away all obstacles facing LGBTQ Nebraska.
A Nebraska prison inmate who claimed the state was negligent for allowing him to be attacked and injured during a 2015 prison riot lost his appeal with the State Supreme Court on Friday.
A judge who described himself as "old-fashioned" rejected the adoption, saying state law barred a "wife and a wife" from adopting.
Nebraskans currently have no legal recourse to successfully sue when harmed in these circumstances.
The Nebraska Supreme Court rejected an appeal filed by a former Nebraska stadium announcer concerning his attorney's failure to appeal his conviction in a theft case.
Parents who stopped cancer treatment for their son, whose prognosis doctors said was good if given the recommended treatment, failed to provide proper parental care, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled.
The court followed its precedent that under state law, no one can collect damages from the government in cases in which a third party assaults a victim, no matter what the government did or didn’t do.
Norman Krivosha led the Nebraska Supreme Court from 1978 to 1987. He died Tuesday in Naples, Florida.
Metropolitan Utilities District must go to trial to defend its action, or inaction, in the events before and after the M's Pub fire that destroyed an Old Market building in 2016.
In a unanimous decision, the court said it found "no basis" to reverse a district court decision last year that the Lancaster County Board's approval of a special permit for the operation was proper.
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday upheld murder convictions against two inmates and gave another inmate another a chance at an appeal.
It sits high on a hill near 180th Street and West Maple Road — and it would have been ideal for a large grocery store, a mall and a surroundin…
A lawsuit challenging a payday loan measure said circulators did not read the full text of the initiative to those who signed it. The Supreme Court said a summary of the measure is what state law requires.
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Nebraska law stands out for the great prominence it gives to people power. The state must take responsible steps to provide needed clarity so Nebraskans can keep that power.
You could call it the “Franklin County chainsaw massacre,” a dispute over the wrongful felling of dozens of trees. The Nebraska Supreme Court weighed in on the lawsuit Friday.
Patrick Schroeder was already serving a life sentence for the 2006 slaying of a Pawnee County farmer when he killed his cellmate, Terry Berry, who was placed with Schroeder in a solitary confinement cell designed for one inmate over Schroeder's objections.
Jeffrey Hessler was sentenced to death for the abduction, rape and murder of 15-year-old newspaper carrier Heather Guerrero of Gering.