NECAA & LECC Criminal Justice Conference

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May 6 – 8, 2020 Kearney, Nebraska



NECAA Prosecutor of the Year Award Recipient Shawn Eatherton, Buffalo County Attorney 



Nebraska County Attorneys Association 
Providing its members with quality training and education.

Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Our Association is dedicated to helping Nebraska’s County Attorney’s provide the best possible public service in their dual role of Prosecutor and Civil Attorney for each of Nebraska’s 93 Counties.

The Nebraska County Attorneys Association advocates for public policies that strengthen county attorneys’ ability to secure justice for crime victims and serve as legal counsel to their county.

We provide continuing legal education programs, service, support and resources to the county attorneys and staff to enhance and improve the quality of all prosecution throughout the State and facilitate access to best practices in law enforcement and public safety.

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Projected drop in prison overcrowding never happened, forcing Nebraska to look for new answers

By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau Jan 12, 2020 LINCOLN — Five years ago, state lawmakers passed a series of sentencing reforms designed to reduce Nebraska’s chronic prison overcrowding.  ...

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NECAA Past President Melanie R. Young, Chief Deputy Buffalo County Attorney, receives recognition for serving as President 2016-2018 from current President James Smith,  Solicitor General Attorney, Nebraska Attorney General’s Office. 



Nebraska County Attorneys Association

Protecting the public and preserving individual rights.