Nebraska Revised Statute 14-809

Chapter 14 Section 809


Actions; intervention; waiver of service; confession of judgment; power of city attorney.

The city attorney shall have power to intervene in any suit or proceeding when the rights of the city are involved, or where the city is a proper party. He shall also have power to waive the issuance and service of summons and may enter a voluntary appearance when in his opinion the interests of the city may require it. He shall have power to confess judgment when authorized by the city council, and not otherwise.


  • Laws 1921, c. 116, art. VII, § 9, p. 511;
  • C.S.1922, § 3717;
  • C.S.1929, § 14-809;
  • R.S.1943, § 14-809.


  • Nebraska private citizens cannot maintain action under Clayton Act for alleged injury to municipality arising from alleged Sherman Act violations. Cosentino v. Carver-Greenfield Corp., 433 F.2d 1274 (8th Cir. 1970).