State v. Ostrum

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State v. Ostrum

Case Number
A-15-0985
Call Date
June 7, 2016
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-15-0985, State of Nebraska v. Russell Ostrum (Appellant)

District Court of Lancaster County, District Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorney for Appellant: Brett McArthur

Attorney for Appellee: George R. Love (Attorney General's Office)

Criminal Action: Assault and Battery

Action taken by the Trial Court: The district court affirmed Ostrum's conviction and sentence in county court for assault and battery in violation of Lincoln Municipal Code 9.12.010. In reaching this decision, the district court affirmed the county court's admission of hearsay under the excited utterance exception.

Assignments of Error and Issues on Appeal: Did the district court err in affirming the county court's overruling of Ostrum's hearsay objections? Did the district court err in affirming the county court's overruling of Ostrum's motion for directed verdict? Did the district court err in affirming the county court's imposition of an excessive sentence?

Case Location
Lincoln
Panel Text
Moore, Chief Judge, Inbody, and Riedmann, Judges