State criminal, or penal codes contain those offenses that are punishable under the law, including penalties upon conviction, exceptions to the law, and other important elements. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the criminal laws of Nebraska, with clear explanations of Nebraska's most commonly charged criminal violations. In this section, you'll see articles on so-called "white collar" crimes such as pyramid and Ponzi schemes, violent crimes including rape and sexual assault, and vice-based crimes such as illicit drug possession and prostitution. You'll also find information about Nebraska's criminal statute of limitations, which puts time limits for the filing of criminal charges. Click on a link below to learn more about Nebraska's criminal laws.