State v. Schramm

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State v. Schramm

Case Number
A-18-0738
Court Number
Lancaster
Call Date
June 12, 2019
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-18-738, State of Nebraska v. Michael Schramm (Appellant)

District Court of Lancaster County, Judge Darla Ideus

Attorney for Appellant: Matthew K. Kosmicki

Attorney for Appellee: Douglas J. Peterson and Kimberly A. Klein (Attorney General’s Office)

Criminal Action: Strangulation

Action Taken by Trial Court: A jury found Appellant guilty of strangulation. The district court subsequently sentenced Appellant to two years’ imprisonment followed by 12 months of post release supervision.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Appellant alleges that the district court erred in (1) permitting the State’s expert witness to testify over his objections; (2) denying his motion to continue the trial so that he could obtain his own expert witness; (3) instructing the jury as to how to evaluate the testimony of an expert witness; and (4) imposing an excessive sentence.

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A2
Panel Text
Riedmann, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges