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State of Nebraska v. Chad N Sorensen

For the cited case, can you help provide me with the following summary?

I. CITATION
List the case name and official citation. Also identify the court which is rendering the decision and the year the decision was rendered. See this citation for help in properly citing your case: www.law.cornell.edu/citation
II. FACTS OF THE CASE
A. What type of case is involved, civil or criminal?
B. Who is /are the plaintiff(s)?
C. Who is/are the defendant(s)
D. Briefly tell about the case and why it was filed.
III. HISTORY OF THE CASE IN THE LOWER COURTS.
A. Which court wrote the opinion you are examining now?
B. In what lower courts did the case appear before appearing in the court where it is now?
C. Who won in each of the lower courts?
IV. ISSUES
What are the legal questions which were decided by the appellate court whose opinion you are reading now?
(These issues must be framed in the formed in the form of questions which can be answered by a simple yes or no.) (Make the issues general in nature and generic in form. That means the issues you frame should be equally applicable to all similar cases)
V. DECISION
Indicate here whether the appellate court's answers to the issue or issues, was yes or no. Then note the decision by the appellate court? (Did it affirm or reverse the decision of the lower court?) Do not include any discussion in this section.
VI. RATIONALE
What was the reason, or reasons, given for the holding by the appellate court? (Completely explain the reasoning of the court in deciding the answers to the issues you have framed)
(The rational must be much longer than your facts and must answer all issues raised by you)
VII. DISSENT
Was there a dissent by anyone on the appellate court? If so, how many judges dissented- and why)

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I. CITATION
State of Nebraska appelee, v. Chad N Sorensen, appellant, 283 Neb 932, 814 N.W. 2d 371, 2012

II. FACTS OF THE CASE
A. What type of case is involved, civil or criminal? This is a criminal case
B. Who is /are the plaintiff(s)? The plaintiff is the State of Nebraska.

C. Who is/are the defendant(s)? The defendant is Chad N. Sorensen

D. Briefly tell about the case and why it was filed.
On 13, December, 2008, Sorensen was arrested for driving under influence. He was sent to a hospital where his blood was drawn for blood alcohol testing. The Nurse who collected the same completed a certificate of blood specimen taken in a medically acceptable manner. The certificate had items like the antiseptic solution was nonalcoholic, the sample was collected in a clean container which had an anticoagulant-preservative, the container was labeled appropriately, and the container was sealed after collection. This sample was tested and was found to have a blood alcohol level higher than the permissible level for drinking under influence. There was also a violation of Nebraska's open container law. During trial the State entered as evidence the Certificate. This was objected to by Sorensen because the nurse did not appear at trial and that the ...

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