The Nebraska Supreme Court Traveled to South Sioux City

The Nebraska Supreme Court traveled to South Sioux City for an Oral Argument Session on November 1st and all area high schools were invited with students from Hartington-Newcastle, Emerson-Hubbard, Wisner Pilger, Wynot, South Sioux City, Norfolk and Ponca attending. This was a unique and special opportunity to listen to the court hear arguments. The students asked great questions of our judges!

Students were invited to ask questions after hearing the cases.
Students were invited to ask questions after hearing the cases.

Two cases were heard:

*In re Interest of Jeremy U. (10 minutes per side) S-19-0215 - Douglas
*In re Guardianship of Witty (10 minutes per side) S-18-1141 - Douglas

Nebraska Supreme Court Justices listen to the cases.
Nebraska Supreme Court Justices listen to the cases.

The NSBF coordinated a pre-event for Native American students who were also attending the session. Attendees heard from Big Fire Law Firm and Policy Group, a 100% Native owned and majority women owned national law firm, and from Doris Huffman, executive director of the Nebraska State Bar Foundation, about the Standing Bear Scholarship.

Students, lawyers and teachers enjoyed a breakfast and chatted about law as a career.
Students, lawyers and teachers enjoyed a breakfast and chatted about law as a career.