State v. Blake

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State v. Blake

Case Number
S-20-0779
Call Date
November 4, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Lancaster
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0779 State of Nebraska v. Brandon L. Blake (Appellant)

Lancaster County District Court, Hon. Andrew R. Jacobsen

Attorneys: Darik J. Von Loh (Hernandez Franz, Von Loh, for Appellant) – Nathan A. Liss (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)

Criminal: Postconviction

Proceedings Below: The district court sentenced Appellant to 9 to 14 years’ imprisonment for attempted first degree sexual assault.

Issues on Appeal: Whether 1) the sentence imposed by the district court is excessive and an abuse of discretion; 2) Appellant’s counsel was ineffective when they did not present evidence regarding Appellant’s mental capacity; 3) Appellant’s trial counsel was ineffective when they did not properly investigate the Appellant’s claims by interviewing witnesses; 4) Appellant trial counsel was ineffective when they did not pursue a motion to quash the information or motion to suppress; and 5) Appellant’s trial counsel was ineffective when they did not present evidence of Appellant’s childhood background of physical and sexual abuse.

Schedule Code
SC