State v. Childs

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State v. Childs

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November 3, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
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District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0024, State v. Jean Childs (Appellant)

Kimball County District Court, Judge Derek C. Weimer

Attorneys: Jerald L. Ostdiek (Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian, Vogl, & Lookabill, PC, for Appellant) — Jordan Osborne (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)

Criminal: Perjury; Evidence

Proceedings Below: Following a jury trial the Appellant was convicted of one count of perjury.

Issues on Appeal: Whether the court erred in 1) denying Appellant’s motion for direct verdict; 2) finding sufficient evidence was offered to convict her under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-915(7); 3) allowing into evidence the trial judge’s opinion that she had committed perjury; 4) receiving the entire transcript of Kenneth Childs’s trial; and 5) allowing the jury to hear the prosecutor’s statements relating to Kenneth Childs’s conviction during opening statements and while questioning witnesses.

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