State v. Blaha

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State v. Blaha

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May 21, 2019
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S-18-0912 State v. Ryan W. Blaha (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Peter C. Bataillon

Attorneys: Jordan Osborn (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee) --- Katie L. Jadlowski (Public Defender’s Office, for Appellant)

Criminal: Plea; 1st degree assault; use of deadly weapon to commit felony; ineffective assistance; excessive sentence

Proceedings below: Appellant was convicted based on a plea of no contest and sentenced to consecutive terms of 30 to 40 years for assault and 15 to 30 year on the use of the deadly weapon.

Issues: Whether 1) Appellant received ineffective assistance of counsel; and 2) the district court abused its discretion in imposing an excessive sentence.