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In re Interest of Tiffany G.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

S-13-0639, In re Interest of Tiffany G.

Lancaster County Separate Juvenile Court, Judge Linda S. Porter

Attorneys: Dennis Keefe & Chelsie Goetz (Public Defender’s Office) (Appellant) --- Maureen Lamski (County Attorney’s Office)

Civil: Truancy

Proceedings below: The juvenile court adjudicated Appellant under Neb. Rev. Stat. §43-247(3)(b).

Issues: 1) The juvenile court erred in failing to distinguish habitual truancy from excessive absenteeism, 2) the juvenile court’s interpretation of Neb. Rev. Stat. §43-247(3)(b) creates an improper and unconstitutional delegation of legislative power to school authorities, and 3) the juvenile court lacked sufficient evidence to establish a finding of habitual truancy.  

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