After a hearing before a juvenile court judge, appellant DeBacker was found to be a "delinquent child" and ordered committed to the Boys Training School at Kearney, Nebraska. DeBacker did not seek direct review of his commitment, but instead sought state habeas corpus. The Nebraska District Court dismissed appellant's petition, a divided Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed, and last Term we noted probable jurisdiction over the present appeal. 393 U.S. 1076. Because we find that resolution of the constitutional issues presented by appellant would not be appropriate in the circumstances of this case, the appeal was dismissed. See Rescue Army v. Municipal Court, 331 U.S. 549.
Harlan, J. Per Curiam, DeBacker v. Brainard, 396 U.S. 28 (1969). Box 367, Harry A. Blackmun Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.