Juneal Pratt, Court of Appeals grants DNA testing, decision appealed to the Supreme Court

supreme court oral argument

On January 8, 2013, the Nebraska Court of Appeals issued this opinion (Pratt Court of Appeals Decision 1-8-13) overturning the trial court’s denial of Juneal’s request for DNA testing.  The Attorney General’s office appealed that decision to the Nebraska Supreme Court.  Oral arguments were heard in the Nebraska Supreme Court on October 10, 2013.  We are awaiting the decision from the Nebraska Supreme Court.  Oral arguments can be heard here:  http://supremecourt.ne.gov/sites/supremecourt.ne.gov/files/sc/oa/audio/dcr_20131010_11-0760.wav

The briefs to the Court of Appeals can be read here:

Pratt Final Opening Brief

Pratt Final Response Brief

Pratt Final Response Brief