In order to be convicted of any criminal offense the State of Nebraska must prove each and every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt. For many offenses, one of those elements is “possession” of some type of contraband. When “possession” is an element the prosecutor can prove that element by proving that you had actual or constructive possession of the item in question. What is constructive possession, you may be wondering. Knowing the answer to that question is critical if you have been charged with a criminal offense that involves possession as an element. In Nebraska, like other
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