Juvenile judge boots 3 attorneys from public courtroom while child’s fate is in limbo

Todd Cooper | Omaha World Herald

March 20, 2019

The first attorney removed was the former prosecutor on the child abandonment case. He was there to observe why a judge was holding a hearing when the case was under appeal.

Then the mother’s attorney got the boot. Followed by the father’s lawyer.

Douglas County Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth Crnkovich wanted all three gone — arguing that none of them had standing to participate in that day’s hearing. Read More.