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State v. Mortensen (PFR)

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Date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2013

S-12-0454, State v. Randy L. Mortensen (Appellant)

Butler County, Judge Mary C. Gilbride

Attorneys: Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office) --- Robert J. Bierbower (for Appellant)

Criminal: Motion for Discharge

Proceedings below: The trial court denied Appellant’s motion for discharge finding no violation of Appellant’s right to speedy trial. The Court of Appeals affirmed in a memorandum opinion. See State v. Mortensen, A-12-0454, April 23, 2013. The STate filed a Petition for Further Review which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Issues on Review: The Court of Appeals erred in finding there only remained 28 days on the speedy trial clock for the State to bring Mortensen to trial.

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