State v. Jedlicka

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State v. Jedlicka

Case Number
Call Date
March 1, 2017
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Case Summary

S-16-629, State v. Paul J. Jedlicka (Appellant)

Sarpy County District Court, Judge David K. Arterburn

Attorneys: Ann Addison-Wageman (Wageman Whitworth Law Firm) for Appellant Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General's Office) for Appellee

Criminal: First degree sexual assault of a child under 12 years of age

Proceedings Below: Jury found Jedlicka guilty of first degree sexual assault of a child and the district court sentenced Jedlicka to not less than 15 years nor more than 25 years imprisonment.

Issues: Whether (1) the district court erred by (a) allowing hearsay to be admitted under the exception at Neb. Rev. Stat. 27-803(3) and (b) overruling Jedlicka's motion to dismiss at the close of the State's case; and (2) trial counsel was ineffective by failing (a) to obtain expert witnesses; (b) to object on the admissibility of evidence at trial; and (c) to develop and marshal a proper defense strategy.