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Official Status

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No No No No Yes Yes
Slip laws are available from the Unicameral web site. However, disclaimer. The NLC receives print copies of the “Laws of Nebraska” in accordance with the Nebraska Publications Clearinghouse statutes (51-511 et. Seq.). NLC scans the books and puts them on the web site; however, nothing in the statutes or regulations mandate this. See disclaimer on the Unicameral’s web site. N/A Agency regulations are available online via the Secretary of State web site. Disclaimer directs users to obtain certified copies for legal purposes. Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-212 authorizes the court to issue reports electronically. Neb. Ct. R. App. P. section 2-112(C) and 2-102(E)(3) indicate the electronic version as “official.” Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-212 authorizes the court to issue reports electronically. Neb. Ct. R. App. P. section 2-112(C) and 2-102(E)(3) indicate the electronic version as “official.”

Authentication

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No No N/A No Yes Yes
No statute or regulation, or indication of authentication. No statute or regulation, or indication of authentication. See disclaimer. Official versions are designated as “certified” and include a watermark and saved as PDF/A. “For authentication of the official opinions of the Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals, MD5 hash keys are used, which essentially assign a value to a document based off of its properties. The application runs an algorithm and creates the key when a document is uploaded. The document and key are then stored. When an electronic document is retrieved by a user, the application will find the document in the court’s repository and run the algorithm again to see if it matches the key. If it does, then that indicates the document has not been altered and the application will display the document. If it does not, the application will display an error message and notify the court. Official versions are designated as “certified” and include a watermark and saved as PDF/A. “For authentication of the official opinions of the Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals, MD5 hash keys are used, which essentially assign a value to a document based off of its properties. The application runs an algorithm and creates the key when a document is uploaded. The document and key are then stored. When an electronic document is retrieved by a user, the application will find the document in the court’s repository and run the algorithm again to see if it matches the key. If it does, then that indicates the document has not been altered and the application will display the document. If it does not, the application will display an error message and notify the court.

Online Preservation

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No No N/A No Yes Yes
PDF copies of the “Laws of Nebraska” are stored on the Nebraska Library Commission servers. These PDF copies are produced by scanning the print version of the work and are saved as standard PDF files. As of 2016, the court only produces the reports in electronic format. Although no statute or rule specifically mandates this, the court has internal procedures for ensuring preservation of the electronic record. As noted in “authentication,” the files are saved in PDF/A format. The files are saved on multiple servers. As of 2016, the court only produces the reports in electronic format. Although no statute or rule specifically mandates this, the court has internal procedures for ensuring preservation of the electronic record. As noted in “authentication,” the files are saved in PDF/A format. The files are saved on multiple servers.

Permanent Public Access

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No No N/A No Yes Yes
There is no statute or regulation that requires PPA of the online version of this resource. Further, there is no indication on the web sites that PPA is provided for. There is no statute or regulation that requires PPA of the online version of this resource. Further, there is no indication on the web sites that PPA is provided for. There is no statute or regulation that requires PPA of the online version of this resource. Further, there is no indication on the web sites that PPA is provided for. Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-209 and 85-176 the Supreme ct. is obligated to provide various entities with copies of print or electronic reports. As the court has chosen to adopt electronic publishing it will have to provide permanent access. Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-209 and 85-176 the Supreme ct. is obligated to provide various entities with copies of print or electronic reports. As the court has chosen to adopt electronic publishing it will have to provide permanent access.

Copyright Claimed

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No No N/A No Yes Yes
See Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-212. Also the digital volumes include a copyright mark. See Neb. Rev. Stat. 24-212. Also the digital volumes include a copyright mark.
UELMA Adopted No
Universal Citation Adopted No


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