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Nebraska Lawyer Seeks Class Certification And Injunction
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A Nebraska attorney on Oct. 12 filed additional pleadings in his lawsuit against the Nebraska State Bar Association in federal district court in Lincoln charging that it violates his rights under the Constitution's... Read More

What Do Peter Pan And The NCAA Have In Common? A Primer On Student-Athlete Images, The NCAA And Video Games
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by Travis Burchart

In the story Peter Pan , Peter loses his shadow and is forced to chase it down in order to reattach it. A shadow isn't very substantive, but like any person, Peter wants his back because it is his shadow and his property. We take our shadows for granted... Read More

Strict New Nebraska Abortion Law Faces Long Legal Road
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LINCOLN, Neb. – (AP) It's been called a groundbreaking law, but a measure approved in Nebraska last week that changes the rationale for abortion bans probably won't go into effect anytime soon if ever. Instead, abortion opponents are hoping... Read More

Nebraska Town May Halt Immigration Law To Save Money
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) Faced with expensive legal challenges, officials in the eastern Nebraska town of Fremont are considering suspending a voter-approved ban on hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants until the lawsuits are resolved. The City Council... Read More

Chicago Cubs Owner Sued For Harassment Retaliation
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) Two Nebraska women are suing founder of online brokerage TD Ameritrade an owner of the Chicago Cubs, claiming he fired them from his Omaha-based charity after they accused its chief operating officer of sexual harassment. Patricia Davis... Read More

Nebraska City Suspends Immigration Law, Goes To Court
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FREMONT, Neb. - (AP) A Nebraska city suspended its voter-approved ban on hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants, but opponents still want a federal judge to block the ordinance until all legal fights are resolved. Groups challenging the ordinance... Read More

Kansas Woman Drops Lawsuit Challenging Nebraska Flag Law
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PAPILLION, Neb. - (AP) A member of Kansas' Westboro Baptist Church agreed Monday to drop federal lawsuits against Nebraska authorities in exchange for a prosecutor dismissing charges against her stemming from her 2007 protest outside a soldier's... Read More

Bill Would Shield Cities, States Over Immigration Laws
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA Neb. - (AP) U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns introduced a bill Thursday that would require the federal government to pay attorney and court costs if it loses a lawsuit filed against states or local governments over locally passed immigration laws. The Nebraska... Read More

Planned Parenthood Challenges Nebraska Abortion Law
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LINCOLN Neb. - (AP) Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a new Nebraska law requiring mental health screening for women seeking abortion. The new law would require women wanting abortions to be screened by doctors or... Read More

Judge Blocks New Nebraska Abortion Screening Law
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Nebraska law requiring mental health screenings for women seeking abortions until a lawsuit filed against it is decided. U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp granted Planned Parenthood of... Read More