State v. Russell

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State v. Russell

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Call Date
January 8, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0283 State of Nebraska v. Stephen Russell (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Hon. J. Russell Derr

Attorneys: Sean M. Conway (Dornan, Troia, Howard, Breitkreutz & Conway, for Appellant); Matthew Lewis (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)

Civil: Denial of postconviction relief; Ineffective assistance of counsel

Proceedings below: After an evidentiary hearing, the district court denied postconviction relief.

Issue on Appeal: Whether the district court erred in finding that trial counsel was not ineffective in failing to file a direct appeal at the defendant’s request within 30 days of sentencing.

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