Filing Pseudonymously: Nebraska


  1. Nebraska
  1. Nebraska

    1. Caselaw

      Reported caselaw from Nebrasksa with Doe plaintiffs is very thin, and contains no discussion of a rule for proceeding pseudonymously. Analogy could be made to the underlying claims and harm to Doe if identity revealed.

      • Doe v. Golnick, 251 Neb. 184, 556 N.W.2d 20 (Neb. 1996) – Jane Doe is a patient of Defendant; they have a sexual relationship and Doe sues for medical malpractice, inter alia. No discussion of pseudonym.
    2. Filing Requirements & Availability of Court Records

      NEB. CT. R. § 6-1110. Form of pleadings.

      (a) Caption: Names of Parties. Every pleading shall contain a caption setting forth the name of the court, the title of the action, the file number, and a designation as in § 6-1107(a). In the complaint the title of the action shall include the names of all the parties

      Supreme Court and courts of appeal cases from 2010 are available at (last visited Apr. 20, 2010).

    3. Relevant Statutes

      • NEB. REV. STAT. § 43-2,108 (2010) provides for confidentiality of certain juvenile records in court.

      • NEB. CT. R. § 6-1521 (2009) provides for protection of PII appearing in court records.

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