Swicord v. Police Standards Advisory Council

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Swicord v. Police Standards Advisory Council

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March 4, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
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Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0411 Blake Swicord (Appellant) v. Police Standards Advisory Council (PSAC) and Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice a/k/a Nebraska Crime Commission

Hall County District Court, Hon. Ryan Carson

Attorneys: Steven M. Delaney, Megan E. Shupe (Reagan, Melton & Delaney, LLP, for Appellant); James A. Campbell (Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General, for Appellees)

Civil: Administrative Procedure Act

Proceedings Below: The district court found that PSAC’s order was supported by the evidence, that PSAC appropriately considered mitigating evidence, and PSAC did not exceed its authority. The district court affirmed PSAC’s order.

Issues on Appeal: Whether the district court erred by 1) failing to make a de novo on the record review with independent factual findings; and 2) allowing PSAC’s order to stand.

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