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Andrew J. Nelson

Andrew J. Nelson

Andrew Nelson covers Nebraska, and occasionally elsewhere in the Midwest, for Courthouse News. He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A fifth-generation Nebraskan, he is based in Omaha.

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Latest Articles by Andrew J. Nelson

Wichita police officers immune in Kansas excessive force case involving death of teen

The deceased teen's brother could not establish that police officers violated clearly established constitutional rights.

Dodge City prevails in voting rights case over at-large elections

While the plaintiffs showed the Latino population in Dodge City is both large enough and geographically compact, they failed to show the white majority vote routinely blocks their preferred candidate.

Kansas high court strikes down pair of anti-abortion laws

The state's high court found that the laws — which put a ban on dilation and evacuation abortions and levied stricter abortion provider regulations — violated a section of the Kansas Constitution, which guarantees equal rights.