State v. Shambley, 281 Neb. 317 (Neb. 2011)

Christopher Paul Bellmore

Case Conclusion Date:April 8, 2011

Practice Area:Administrative Law

Outcome:Vacated, reversed, and remanded

Description:The Nebraska Supreme Court determined procedural due process rights apply to participants in drug court termination hearings. Specifically, the Court determined the burden of proof belongs to the State (Drug Court) and that the participant is entitled to confront and cross-examine adverse witnesses and evidence.