Pursuant to Article III, section 10, of the Constitution of Nebraska, the Legislature is vested with the jurisdiction to hear any challenge to the qualifications of a member of the Legislature and is the judge of the elections, returns, and qualifications of its members.
Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 50-1520
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.