State v. Britt (20)

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State v. Britt (20)

Case Number
S-14-0551
Call Date
September 3, 2015
Court Number
Douglas
Case Summary

S-14-0551 State v. Timothy J. Britt (Appellant)
Douglas County District Court, Judge Kimberly M. Pankonin
Attorneys: Michael J. Wilson & Glenn Shapiro (Schafer Shapiro, LLP) (Appellant) --- Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General's Office)
Criminal: Murder in the First Degree; Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony; Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person
Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty of seven offenses. He was sentenced to serve a term of life in prison for each of three murder counts, a term of 25 to 30 years for each of three use of weapon counts, and 30 to 30 years for the possession count.
Issues: The trial court committed reversible error when it improperly admitted hearing testimony under the co-conspirator exception to the hearsay rule.