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About Present Cash Value
(Creighton University School of Law, 1985)
INTRODUCTION|The major goal behind awarding damages in a personal injury action is to compensate a plaintiff for his or her actual loss. With that goal in mind, consider the problems presented by an award for damages to ...
About Presumptions in Civil Actions
(Creighton University School of Law, 1984)
INTRODUCTION|The Nebraska legislature has said that in civil cases presumptions shift the burden of persuasion. The Nebraska Supreme Court regularly says that certain presumptions disappear from the case once contrary ...
Circumstantial Evidence in Nebraska
(Creighton University School of Law, 1986)
INTRODUCTION|There are four lines of Nebraska civil cases judging the value of circumstantial evidence. The oldest is the Blid line, where the court says that circumstantial evidence will not support a verdict in a civil ...
Access to judicial proceedings: To Richmond newspapers and beyond
For five consecutive terms the Supreme Court decided at least one major case concerning press scrutiny of our criminal justice system. The first four cases established the right of the press to publish information already ...
Circumstantial evidence in Nebraska
Historically there were four lines of Nebraska cases regarding the value of circumstantial evidence. They proceeded along parallel tracks, oblivious to each other. This article traces the history of the four lines and comes ...
About present cash value
The major goal behind awarding damages in a personal injury action is to compensate a plaintiff for his or her actual loss. When judges and juries are asked to decide upon the amount of money that will compensate a plaintiff ...
Nebraska jury instructions (1989)
(Nebraska State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 1988)