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dc.contributor.authorBeerling, Mary K.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-14T03:22:48Z
dc.date.available2013-02-14T03:22:48Z
dc.date.issued1982en_US
dc.identifier.citation15 Creighton L. Rev. 147 (1981-1982)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/39323
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|During the survey period the Nebraska Unicameral passed L.B. 42, an important bill governing the procedure for appeals from county court and municipal court to district court. The bill amends or repeals several statutory sections which had previously governed appeals procedure, and seeks to make appellate practice between the various levels of courts in Nebraska more uniform. Significant changes are made in the basic appeals procedure, as well as in the probate area, where now there are optional transfer provisions from the county court to the district court. Another important change allows the small claims defendant to transfer the case to the regular docket of the county court in order to obtain a jury trial and the representation of an attorney. Other developments in civil procedure during the survey period included a bill that awards reasonable attorney fees to successful plaintiffs in mandamus actions, and a provision making a motion for a new trial unnecessary as a prerequisite for appellate review of errors occurring at trial. Finally, the Nebraska Supreme Court in Moackler v. Finley held that a court retains the authority at a later term to vacate or modify a judgment rendered during a previous term, if the motion to vacate was made during that original term...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleCivil Procedure - L.B. 42: Appeal Procedure in Nebraskaen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume15en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.description.note1981-1982en_US
dc.description.pages147en_US


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