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Nebraska Oral Histories

Over the last twenty years, Creighton University law professor Richard Shugrue conducted interviews of eighteen judges and politicians from Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Historical Society of the United States Courts in the Eighth Circuit sponsored interviews of eight judges from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.

 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Judges

Oral History Justices
The Honorable C. Arlen Beam
The Honorable Donald P. Lay
The Honorable Donald R. Ross

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Judge, 1987-present
Senior Judge, 2001-present

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Judge, 1966-2007
Chief Justice, 1980-1992
Senior Judge, 1992-2007

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Judge, 1971-
Senior Judge, 1987-

Interviewed in 2006

Interviewed in 1995

Interviewed in 1987

United States District Court for the District of Nebraska Judges

Oral History Justices
The Honorable William G. Cambridge
The Honorable Richard Peck
The Honorable Richard E. Robinson

United States District
Court of Nebraska
Judge, 1988-2000
Chief Judge 1994-1999

United States District
Court of Nebraska
Magistrate Judge, 1970-1991

United States District
Court of Nebraska
Judge, 1956-1991
Senior Judge, 1972-1991

Interviewed in 2002

Interviewed in 1987

Interviewed in 1987

Oral History Justices
The Honorable Lyle E. Strom
The Honorable Robert Van Pelt
The Honorable Warren K. Urbom

United States District Court of Nebraska
Judge, 1985-
Chief Judge, 1987-1994
Senior Judge, 1995-

United States District Court of Nebraska
Judge, 1957-1988
Senior Judge, 1970-1988

United States District Court of Nebraska
Judge, 1970-
Senior Judge, 1991-

Interviewed in 2002

Interviewed in 1987

Interviewed in 2007

 

The following interviews were sponsored by the Nebraska State Bar Association Committee on the NSBA Centennial in conjunction with the Nebraska Bar Foundation and Creighton University School of Law to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Nebraska State Bar Association.

 

Nebraska Supreme Court Justices

Oral History Justices
The Honorable John T. Grant
The Honorable Leslie Boslaugh
The Honorable Hale McCown

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice, 1983-1993

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice, 1961-1994

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice, 1965-1983

Interviewed in 1996

Interviewed in 1997

Interviewed in 1997

Oral History Justices
The Honorable William C. Hastings
The Honorable C. Thomas White

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice 1979-1987
Chief Justice, 1987-1995

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice 1977-1995
Chief Justice, 1995-1998

Interviewed in 1998

Interviewed in 1998

Oral History Justices
The Honorable Norman M. Krivosha
The Honorable D. Nick Caporale

Nebraska Supreme Court
Chief Justice, 1978-1987

Nebraska Supreme Court
Associate Justice 1982-1998

Interviewed in 1998

Interviewed in 1998

Nebraska Politicians

Oral History Justices
The Honorable Roman L. Hruska
The Honorable Carl T. Curtis
The Honorable Frank B. Morrison

United States Senator
for Nebraska, 1954-1976

United States Senator
for Nebraska, 1955-1979

Nebraska Governor,
1961-1967

Interviewed in 1997

Interviewed in 1997

Interviewed in 1997