State v. Milton

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State v. Milton

Case Number
Court Number
Call Date
June 13, 2018
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-17-0281, State of Nebraska v. Jamar E. Milton (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge W. Russell Bowie

Attorney for Appellant:  Michael J. Wilson (Schaefer Shapiro, LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  Douglas J. Peterson, Austin N. Relph (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony, First Degree Assault, Use of a Firearm to Commit a Felony

Action Taken by Trial Court:  A jury found Appellant guilty of all four charged offenses. The district court then sentenced Appellant to an aggregate term of imprisonment of 58 to 82 years.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  Appellant alleges that he received ineffective assistance of trial counsel when counsel failed to file a motion to suppress statements he made at the time of his arrest; failed to recall the State’s primary witness against Appellant concerning the veracity of his testimony; failed to call either alibi witnesses or other witnesses of the shooting to testify; failed to suppress evidence of marijuana found in Appellant’s mother’s home; and failed to have Appellant’s mental health evaluated prior to trial.

Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
Panel Text
Moore, Chief Judge, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges