State v. Thieszen

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State v. Thieszen

Case Number
Call Date
October 6, 2016
Court Number
Case Summary

S-16-0004 State (Appellant) v. Sydney L. Thieszen

York County, Judge James C. Stecker

Attorneys: Erin E. Tangeman, Corey M. O'Brien (Attorney General's Office) (Appellant) --- Jeffery A. Pickens (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy)

Civil: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The court determined Appellee was entitled to postconviction relief finding that he was sentenced to a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for a first degree murder when he was 14 years of age. The court vacated the sentence of life imprisonment and ordered a new sentence.

Issues: The district court erred by granting postconviction relief and vacating Appellee's sentence of life imprisonment for first degree murder.