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Credentials

Awards
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court Warren K Urbom Mentor Award
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
Areas of Practice
  • Child Abuse/ Accidental Injuries
  • Homicide/ Capital Crimes
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Sexual Assault/ Title IX
  • Mental Health/ Insanity
  • Major Felonies
Bar Admissions
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • United States Supreme Court
Education
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, B.A. in Psychology with High Distinction; Minor in Criminal Justice, 2001
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, J.D. with High Distinction, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court
  • Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • Judicial Nominating Commission for Chief Justice
Presentations and Publications
  • Sarah P. Newell, State v. Gales, 265 Neb. 598, 658 N.W.2d 604 (2003): The First Test of Nebraska’s New System of Capital Punishment. The Battle is Over, But What About the War, 83 NEB. L. REV. 932 (2005).
  • Mario J. Scalora, David O. Washington, Thomas Casady, & Sarah P. Newell, Nonfatal Workplace Violence Risk Factors: Data from a Police Contact Sample, 18 JOURNAL OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE 310 (2003).
  • Mario J. Scalora, David O. Washington, Sarah P. Newell, Thomas Casady, & Lloyd Hansen, Epidemiological Data of Nonfatal Workplace Violence From Local & State Law Enforcement Samples, 2 JOURNAL OF THREAT ASSESSMENT 17 (2003).
  • Sarah P. Newell, Mario J. Scalora, & Heather Slawson, Reported Trends for Harassing and Threatening Contacts Toward a State Legislature, Poster presented at the AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY-LAW SOCIETY 2002 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, Austin, Texas.
  • Sarah P. Newell, Mario J. Scalora, David O. Washington, & Thomas Casady, Nonfatal Workplace Violence: The Role of the Perpetrator-Victim Relationship in Violence Intensity, Paper presented at the AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY-LAW SOCIETY 2000 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • David O. Washington, Sarah P. Newell, Mario J. Scalora, & Thomas Casady, Nonfatal Workplace Violence: International Applications of Empirically-Derived American Risk Factors, Paper presented at the PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Dublin, Ireland (1999).

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