City of Madison v. Cowans

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City of Madison v. Cowans

Additional Case Names
1:25 pm
Case Number
A-20-0137
Court Number
Madison
Call Date
October 6, 2020
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-20-0137, City of Madison (Appellee) v. Margie Cowans, A/K/A Margie L. Briscoe (Appellant)

District Court of Madison County, Judge Mark A. Johnson

Attorney for Appellant: F. Matthew Aerni (Berry Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee: Michael T. Brogan (Brogan & Stafford P.C.)

Criminal: Zoning Ordinance Violation; Motion to Disqualify; Motion for New Trial

Action Taken by Trial Court: In a bench trial, the county court found Appellant guilty of violating a zoning ordinance. The county court denied Appellant’s motion for disqualification of Appellee’s attorney. The county court denied Appellant’s motion for new trial. The district court affirmed Appellant’s conviction and the county court’s denial of a motion for new trial.  

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Appellant alleges that the district court erred by affirming the county court’s conviction of Appellant. Appellant alleges that the district court erred by affirming the county court’s denial of Appellant’s motion for new trial for failure to disqualify the prosecuting attorney.

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A2
Panel Text
Pirtle, Chief Judge, Riedmann, and Arterburn, Judges