Doug Peterson

Nebraska Attorney General

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The Nebraska Attorney General's Youth Conference


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Attorney General’s Youth Conference

Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


What is the Attorney General’s Youth Conference?

On April 16, 2019, Attorney General Peterson will host a day-long conference where a selected number of high school juniors from across the state will have the opportunity to participate in discussion and debate. Topics will range from our U.S. Constitution, rights, responsibilities to critical issues facing students and their communities.  Students will also hear from AGO Bureau Chiefs, expand their understanding of the legal process in Nebraska, and eat lunch at the Governor’s Residence.


Who is the conference for? 

High school juniors who are interested in state government and law.


How can you apply? 

Juniors must submit an application (available below) and be selected to attend the conference.  Applications are due to our office on or before February 15, 2019.  Selected students will be notified by March 15, 2019.


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2018 Poster Contest Winner

Artwork by Madison Mather, Nebraska 2018 Contest Winner

Attention all 5th graders! Would you like to enter a competition with a chance to win a trip to Washington, D.C.?

The deadline to enter the Nebraska contest is February 15, 2019.

Click here for more information about Nebraska's poster contest.


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Artwork by Shelby Steele, Nebraska 2017 Contest Winner


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