A trial date has been set in U.S. District Court for a federal lawsuit against the University of Nebraska Kearney.
The U.S. Justice Department
sued the university and the University of Nebraska Board of Regents in
November 2011, alleging that the university unlawfully denied Brittany Hamilton
the chance to keep a 4-pound miniature pinscher in her
university-owned apartment a mile off campus. Butch was supposed to help Hamilton cope with depression and
The trial is set to begin Feb. 9, 2015 in Lincoln.