State v. Ely

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State v. Ely

Case Number
S-16-0471
Call Date
December 7, 2016
Court Number
Douglas
Case Summary

S-16-0471 State v. Nicholas J. Ely (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge J. Michael Coffey

Attorneys: Brian S. Munnelly (Appellant) --- Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General's Office)

Civil: Postconviction; life sentence

Proceedings below: The district court denied Appellant postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, denied his motion to proceed in forma pauperis, motion to recuse, and motion for appointment of counsel.

Issues: The district court erred in (1) denying Appellant's motion to proceed in forma pauperis and motion for appointment of counsel; (2) denying Appellant's motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing and in not granting Appellant postconviction relief; (3) denying Appellant's motion to recuse.