State v. Dalton

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State v. Dalton

Case Number
Call Date
September 29, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Case Location
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-21-0181 State of Nebraska v. John W. Dalton, Jr. (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Hon. Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

Attorneys: Jerry M. Hug (Attorney for Appellant); Erin E. Tangeman (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)

Criminal: Postconviction

Proceedings below: The district court found that the allegations of ineffective assistance of counsel were insufficient to warrant an evidentiary hearing and denied relief.

Issue on appeal: Whether the district court erred in failing to grant an evidentiary hearing on Appellant’s claim that his plea was not knowingly and voluntarily made where counsel was ineffective for failing to fully investigation the case prior to advising him to enter pleas of guilty.

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