State v. Douglas

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State v. Douglas

Case Number
S-22-0424
Call Date
March 3, 2023
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Lancaster
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-22-0424 State of Nebraska (Appellee) v. Sonja E. Douglas (Appellant)

Appeal from the District Court for Lancaster County, Judge Robert R. Otte

Attorneys: John H. Sohl (Sohl Law Office for Appellant) and Jordan M. Osborne (Asst. Attorney General for Appellee)

Criminal: Speedy Trial and Due Process

Proceedings Below: Appellant filed a Motion for Discharge and alleged that her due process and speedy trial rights were violated, which the trial court overruled.  On its own motion, the Supreme Court ordered this case to be transferred from the docket of the Court of Appeals to its docket.

Issues: Appellant makes the following assignments of error:  1) The lower court erred in making a general finding that Defendant was not entitled to an absolute discharge under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 29-1207; and 2) The lower court erred in finding that Defendant was not entitled to an absolute discharge for violation of her speedy trial rights and/or due process rights under either the Nebraska Constitution’s or the U.S. Constitution’s due process clause.  

Schedule Code
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