State v. Ware

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State v. Ware

Case Number
S-15-0155
Call Date
September 29, 2015
Court Number
Douglas
Case Summary

S-15-0155 State v. David Ware (Appellant)

Douglas County, Judge Thomas Otepka

Attorneys: Thomas C. Riley (Public Defender for Appellant) --- Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General's Office)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court issued an order denying Appellant's motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

Issues: I. The district court erred in denying Appellant an evidentiary hearing on his postconviction claim that the trial court violated his Eighth Amendment right against cruel and unusual punishment by sentencing him to life without parole. II. The district court erred in denying Appellant an evidentiary hearing on his postconviction claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.