The Nebraska Law Review

Special Findings and Special Verdicts in Nebraska Gerald E. Matzke


Special Findings and Special Verdicts Defined

Advantages and Purposes of Special Findings of Fact

Books Received

Crime, Courts, and Probation. By Charles Lionel Chute and Marjorie Bell. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1956. Pp. 268. $4.75.

Marriage Happiness or Unhappiness. By Judge Tom R. Blaine. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Dorrance & Company, Inc., 1955. Pp. 197. $2.50.

Present Status of Suretyship Defenses of an Accommodation Maker Bob Baumfalk


I. Patent of Latent Sureties

II. Extension of Time … A. The Majority Rule … B. The Minority View … C. Statutory Variations … D. Criticism of the Majority and Minority Views … E. The Uniform Commercial Code

III. Release of Collateral . . . A. Under the Negotiable Instruments Law … B. The Uniform Commercial Code


Full Faith and Credit—Fraud in Procurement of Personal Service—Divorce—Domicile Floyd A. Sterns

If some future savant should perchance decipher the remains of any law review, he is almost certain to discover an article on full faith and credit, migratory divorce, and sundry allied problems of jurisdiction, domicile, service of process, and res judicata.

Muddying the Water, Clearing the Way . . . for Judicial Review of Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determinations: Hawkes Co. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 782 F.3d 994 (8th Cir. 2015) Taylor Fritsch

I. Introduction

II. Background ... A. The Clean Water Act’s Jurisdictional Uncertainty … B. Recent Regulatory Action ... C. Issues ... D. “Final Agency Action” ... 1. The Bennett Test of Final Agency Action ... 2. Sackett v. EPA Opens the Door ... E. Ripeness

Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC, 20 F. Supp. 3d 719 (D. Neb. 2014): Preserving the Right to Tell Your Employers What They Do Not Want to Hear Kelsey E. B. Knoer

Should internal whistle-blowers be awarded the anti-retaliation protections under Dodd-Frank? This Note analyzes how the Federal District Court for the District of Nebraska's interpretation of anti-retaliation provision will preserve the integrity of whistle-blowing programs and protect those employees most in need of protection from retaliation.