State v. Cardeilhac (20)

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State v. Cardeilhac (20)

Case Number
Call Date
November 30, 2015
Court Number
Scotts Bluff
Case Summary

S-15-0217 State v. Dylan Cardeilhac (Appellant)

Scotts Bluff County, Judge Travis P. O'Gorman

Attorneys: Todd W. Lancaster (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy)(for Appellant) --- Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General's Office)

Criminal: Second Degree Murder

Proceedings below: A jury found Appellant guilty of 2nd degree murder. He was sentenced 60 years to life in prison.

Issues: 1. The district court abused its discretion by imposing an excessive sentence. 2. The district court erred by not granting Appellant's motion for a new trial. 3. The district court erred by overruling Appellant's motion to have the jury stop deliberations at the end of the business day, 5:00 p.m., and return the next day to continue deliberations.