State v. Jackson

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State v. Jackson

Case Number
Call Date
March 28, 2017
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Case Summary

S-16-0506, State of Nebraska v. Earnest D. Jackson (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge J. Russell Derr

Attorneys: Douglas J. Peterson & Melissa R. Vincent (Attorney General's Office) ' Jeffery A. Pickens (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy) (Appellant)

Criminal: Excessive sentence

Proceedings Below: The district court resentenced Appellant to 60 to 80 years imprisonment for first degree murder after his mandatory term of life imprisonment was vacated based on State v. Mantich, 287 Neb. 320 (2014) and Miller v. Alabama, 132 S. Ct. 2455 (2012).

Issues: The district court abused its discretion and imposed an excessive sentence because it failed to properly consider the applicable legal principles.