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dc.identifier.citation9 Creighton L. Rev. 170 (1975-1976)en_US
dc.description.abstractFIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|During the past year the Supreme Court of Nebraska was confronted with a wide variety of cases in the field of torts. In the great majority of these cases the issues were easily resolved by reference to precedent and will be discussed only where a point of particular interest is presented. The court did, however, consider two very significant torts issues, viz., the constitutionality of Nebraska's automobile guest statute and contribution between joint tortfeasers.|In Botsch v. Reisdorffl the Nebraska Supreme Court held that the guest statute does not violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, nor any provision of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska...|The legitimate state interests of promoting hospitality and prevention of fraud provide a rational basis for upholding the statute. The court briefly discussed other more tenuous considerations that could be related to the guest statute as well. The decision thus predictably fell into the conservative half of decisions in various states considering the identical issue...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleTorts - Supreme Court Reviewen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US

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