February 17, 2021
Region Winners of Mock Trial 2020
As the mock trial season continues, we are entering finals. To see which teams have won their region and are headed to State Mock Trial check out our Mock Trial 2020 page. We are still having regional final trials and will add winners as they are announced.
December 16, 2020
Lincoln East High School Wins " We the People" Competition
Congratulations to Lincoln East High School who won Nebraska's "We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution" competition on December 15, 2020.
December 2, 2020
Judge Ben Novicoff Passes Away at 99 Years Of Age
The Nebraska State Bar Foundation would like to express our condolences for the loss of Judge Ben Novicoff, a friend to many, he will be very missed.
November 16, 2020
2020 Silver Quill Winners
Congratulations to this year's Silver Quill Award Winners, Hallie Hamilton and Hayley Kaiser.
November 13, 2020
The Access to Justice Commission is conducting a state-wide survey
The Access to Justice Commission is conducting a state-wide survey of all court users during the month of November and they want your opinion.
October 26, 2020
2020 NSBF Fellows Announced
NSBF Fellows 2020
September 28, 2020
A Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Through the Nebraska State Bar Foundation’s Roman L. Hruska Institute for the Administration of Justice, the Bar Foundation hosted the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in April 2006. She will be greatly missed.
September 16, 2020
‘Reaching the Age of Majority’ Resource for Young Adults Is Updated, Refreshed, Available Online at NSBF
An updated and refreshed “Reaching the Age of Majority” resource for high school and college-age students is now available online at the Nebraska State Bar Foundation website, https://www.nebarfnd.org/civics-education/age-majority.
August 26, 2020
Online Resources to Celebrate 19th Amendment to US Constitution Offered by Court of Appeals, Bar Foundation
Online educational activities for students in kindergarten through high school are being offered by the Nebraska State Bar Foundation just in time for Constitution Day, an annual recognition of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. The online resources highlight the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
June 16, 2020
President of NSBF writes Op-Ed on Courts Staying Open
The President of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation wrote an Op-Ed on the Nebraska Courts Staying Open during Covid-19. To read the full op-ed in the Omaha Daily Record click here.