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THE PARDONS BOARD PROCESS CAN TAKE 12 MONTHS OR MORE FROM THE
DATE THE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED IN THE PARDONS BOARD OFFICE BEFORE THE
BOARD WILL REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION AND DETERMINE IF THEY ARE WILLING TO
GRANT YOU A HEARING.
applications set for hearing from April 6, 2015 meeting.)
DOCKET IS CLOSED
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE:
The Pardons Board process can take 12 months or more.
Applications are processed
according to the date they are received in the Nebraska Board of Pardons Office.
Applications will first be scheduled
on the next available open docket for consideration of applications.
Dockets can close at any
time.† Applications are processed by
the date they are received.
There is no guarantee
that any application received will be scheduled for the most current docket
available.† As numerous
applications are received daily, any application received can be postponed
and scheduled for a future consideration meeting.†
Please follow instructions
closely, applications that are not completed according to the instructions
will be returned and cause further delays in setting the case on a docket.
The Pardon Board process
takes approximately two (2) meetings, depending if a hearing is granted or
not.† (1) A consideration of
application meeting and (2) a hearing of granting or denying a
The Board of Pardons meets
approximately eight (8) times a year.†
Four (4) of the meetings are to consider applications and to either
grant or deny the applicant a hearing.†
Four (4) of the meetings are for full pardon hearings (if the
applicant is granted a hearing) where the applicant must appear and present
testimony regarding their case and the pardon/reprieve is either granted or
Location Of Hearings and Considerations
†††† Governorís Hearing Room
1445 K Street
To Contact Our Office
Nebraska Board of Pardons
Lincoln, NE† 68509-4754
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