Doug Peterson

Nebraska Attorney General

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The Attorney General's Youth Conference – 2020


2019 Youth Conference Participants

2019 Youth Conference Participants


Attorney General’s Youth Conference

Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

9:30 am to 4:00 pm


What is the Attorney General’s Youth Conference?

On April 14, 2020, 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 14, 2020.  Selected students will be notified by March 16, 2020.


2020 Nebraska Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest


2019 1st Place Winner

Artwork by 2019 Nebraska Poster Contest Winner, Ericka Larsen of Burwell, Nebraska

Contest Slogan

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

The deadline to enter the Nebraska contest is February 15, 2020.

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


2019 Second Place Winner

Artwork by Allie Nelson of Gordon, Nebraska


2019 Third Place Winner

Artwork by Ian Haremza of North Platte, Nebraska