V-1. Power vested in courts; Chief Justice; powers.

The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a Supreme Court, an appellate court, district courts, county courts, in and for each county, with one or more judges for each county or with one judge for two or more counties, as the Legislature shall provide, and such other courts inferior to the Supreme Court as may be created by law. In accordance with rules established by the Supreme Court and not in conflict with other provisions of this Constitution and laws governing such matters, general administrative authority over all courts in this state shall be vested in the Supreme Court and shall be exercised by the Chief Justice. The Chief Justice shall be the executive head of the courts and may appoint an administrative director thereof.

Source:Neb. Const. art. VI, sec. 1 (1875); Amended 1920, Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 15; Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. V, sec. 1; Amended 1970, Laws 1969, c. 419, sec. 1, p. 1432; Amended 1990, Laws 1990, LR 8, sec. 1.