Caton v. State

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Caton v. State

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Call Date
September 1, 2015
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Case Summary

S-14-1144 Bruce Caton (Appellant) v. State

Lancaster County District Court, Judge Steven Burns

Attorneys: Bruce Caton (Pro se Appellant) --- George R. Love (County Attorney's Office)

Civil: habeas corpus; ex post facto; due process

Proceedings below: Appellant was re-arrested after being erroneously released from prison. The district court denied Appellant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus and overruled Appellant's motion to alter or amend.

Issues on Review: 1) Whether Appellant's due process rights were violated by the re-arrest and recommitment, and 2) whether Appellant's sentence was a violation of ex post facto law.