State v. Howard

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State v. Howard

Additional Case Names
9:00am
Case Number
A-20-0446
Court Number
Douglas
Call Date
March 10, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-20-0446, State of Nebraska v. John J. Howard (appellant)

Douglas County, District Judge Thomas A. Otepka

Attorneys for Appellant:  Kenneth Jacobs

Attorneys for Appellees:  Douglas J. Peterson, Siobhan E. Duffy (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:   postconviction

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court denied Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  On appeal, Appellant assigns that the district court erred in (1) not holding a records hearing or identifying the files and records it relied on in denying the postconviction motion and (2) denying the motion without holding an evidentiary hearing.

Case Location
Web Conference
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A1
Panel Text
Moore, Riedmann, and Bishop, Judges