State v. Smith

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State v. Smith

Case Number
A-17-0625
Court Number
Nemaha
Call Date
April 17, 2018
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-17-0625, State v. Charles N. Smith (appellant)

Nemaha County, District Judges Paul W. Korslund (trial judge) and Julie D. Smith (sentencing judge)

Attorney for Appellant:  Eddy M. Rodell

Attorney for Appellee:  Douglas J. Peterson, Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action:  third degree sexual assault of a child

Action Taken by Trial Court:  A jury found Smith guilty of the above crime. He was sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment and 12 months’ post-release supervision.

Assignments of Error on Appeal:  On appeal, Smith assigns that (1) the State engaged in prosecutorial misconduct during closing arguments, (2) trial counsel was ineffective in failing to object to the improper statements made during closing arguments, and (3) the trial court imposed an excessive sentence.

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A1
Panel Text
Riedmann, Bishop, and Welch, Judges