State v. Myers

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State v. Myers

Case Number
S-18-0239
Call Date
October 30, 2018
Court Number
Douglas
Case Location
Lincoln
Case Summary

S-18-0239 State v. James E. Myers (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Michael Coffey

Attorneys: Kimberlie A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office) --- James E. Myers (Appellant)

Civil: Postconviction relief; DNA testing

Proceedings below: The trial court denied DNA testing and appointment of counsel because Appellant had not demonstrated that the results of the DNA testing would produce exculpatory evidence.

Issues: The issues are whether 1) the trial court erred in finding that DNA testing would not produce exculpatory evidence; 2) the trial court’s findings and conclusions were appropriate; and 3) the trial court properly denied appointed counsel.