Attorneys: David S. MacDonald (Public Defender’s Office) (Appellant) --- Stacy M. Foust (Attorney General’s Office)
Criminal: First degree murder and use of a firearm to commit a felony
Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty of both charges. The district court sentenced Appellant to life in prison for murder and a consecutive sentence of 17 to 34 years for use of a firearm to commit a felony.
Attorneys: Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- Maren Lynn Chaloupka (Chaloupka Holyoke Snyder Chaloupka Longoria & Kishiyama) (Appellant)
Criminal: Third degree sexual assault of a child
Proceedings below: Appellant was found guilty by the trial court. He was sentenced 24 to 36 months in prison. Appellant filed a Petition to Bypass the Court of Appeals that was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.
S-12‑1138, Jeanette Carney v. Jacquelyn Miller (Appellant)
Lancaster County, Judge Steven Burns
Attorneys: John Jelkin (Attorney General’s Office for Appellant) – Elaine Waggoner
Civil: 42 U.S.C. § 1983; qualified immunity from suit; statute of limitations
Proceedings below: Plaintiff filed suit against Appellnat in her personal capacity for violation of plaintiff’s civil rights. Appellant filed a motion for summary judgment asserting qualified immunity. The district court denied Appellant’s summary judgment motion.