Neb. Supreme Court Rules on License Revocations Sentences
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —
The Nebraska Supreme Court says state courts can order that sentences
revoking a driver's license can be served back to back.
decision came Friday in the case of a Lincoln man found guilty in 2011
of driving while his license had been revoked through 2018. State law
says the mandatory sentence for driving under a revoked license is a
The court ordered Joe Policky's second license
revocation to begin in 2018, when his first 15-year revocation is set
to end. But Policky argued that the wording of the law meant that his
second 15-year revocation should have begun in 2011, when he was
The Nebraska Supreme Court disagreed, saying it is
within a trial court's discretion to order sentences to be served one
after the other.