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State v. Jacob

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

S-11-0439, State v. Steven M. Jacob (Appellant)


Lancaster County District Court, Judge Jeffre Cheuvront


Attorneys: Pro Se Appellant --- James D. Smith (Attorney General’s Office)


Civil: Postconviction; life sentence


Proceedings below: The district court denied Appellant’s motion for postconviction relief without an evidentiary hearing.


Issues: 1. The Record provided by the District Court below for this appeal is incomplete. 2. The District. Court abused its discretion by not allowing the Appellant access to the record and allow amendment. 3. The District Court erred in not ordering a new direct appeal on the Double Jeopardy issue. 4. The District Court erred in not receiving some evidence in the Plea in Bar hearing. 5. The Appellant' s second trial was in violation of his right to not be subjected to Double Jeopardy. 6. Nebraska’s Second Degree Murder statute is facially unconstitutional. 7. Appellant's conviction for First Degree Murder is in violation of the Due Process Clauses. 8. The District Court erred by not holding an evidentiary hearing. 9. Appellant’s right to effective assistance of counsel on claims of ineffective assistance of trial counsel has been violated. 10. The District Court erred in failing to grant relief on the issues raised.

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