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Continuing Legal Education

The Federal Practice Committee of the United States Courts hosts and co-sponsors various CLEs, for which it designs curricula and selects speakers. For more information about the Federal Practice Committee, or if you are interested in joining the Federal Practice Committee, contact a committee member.

November 30, 2018

The Federal Practice Committee and the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section are co-sponsoring the following CLE presentation, "A HISTORY OF THE FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM PRACTICING BEFORE THE HONORABLE LAURIE SMITH CAMP," on November 30, 2018.  The presentation will be held at the Roman L. Hruska United States Courthouse in Omaha.

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1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Echo of Its Time: A History of the Federal District Court for the District of Nebraska

This presentation will explore the development of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska from its inception in 1867 through 1933. Co-authors of the book “Echo of Its Time,” Dr. John R. Wunder (UN-L) and Dr. Mark R. Scherer (UN-O), and attorney/historian Nick Batter will discuss the social and political context of the most notable cases of the era. The hour will conclude with the unveiling of three historic judicial portraits.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Lessons Learned from Practicing Before the Honorable Laurie Smith Camp

Attorneys Karen Keeler, Patricia Kiscoan, Susan Lehr, David M. Newman, and Jeffrey L. Thomas will discuss how the Honorable Laurie Smith Camp has made a positive impact on the legal profession and share what they learned as a result of practicing before her.

From 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Judge Smith Camp will host a reception in the court’s atrium, open to all members of the bar and court staff.

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