State v. Hood

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State v. Hood

Case Number
Call Date
May 26, 2016
Court Number
Case Summary

S-15-1124, State v. Edward E. Hood (Appellant)

Garden County District Court, Hon. Derek C. Weimer

Attorneys: Douglas J. Peterson and Stacey M. Foust (Attorney General's Office);

Kelly S. Breen (Commission on Public Advocacy) (Appellant)

Criminal: Speedy trial

Proceedings below: The district court denied Appellant's motion for discharge on speedy trial grounds. Appellant filed this interlocutory appeal. Appellant filed a Petition to Bypass the Court of Appeals which was granted by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Issue: The district court erred in finding that the time delay caused by the State's interlocutory appeal of a suppression order excludable from the speedy trial calculation when the State's appeal was not properly docketed and failed to confer appellate jurisdiction.