LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Two judges and two lawyers in private practice have applied to replace Justice Kenneth Stephan when he retires from the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Stephan has announced his intention to leave the court on July 1.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1cNl7ja ) that Nebraska Appeals Court Judge Riko Bishop and Judge Stephanie Stacy of Lancaster County District Court are two of the four. The remaining two are Lincoln attorneys Amie Martinez and Gary Young,
A judicial nominating commission will review the applicants at a hearing scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on July 1 in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the second floor of the Capitol.
Officials say the public is welcome to attend and present information about the candidates.