More Family Courts Out of Control: Jailing 17 Year Old Honor Student for Trying to Support Herself and Work Through School

Honor student placed in jail for tardiness and truancy at school
Thu, May 24, 2012 – 11 News Houston 2:32 | 1,045,692 views
HOUSTON-A judge threw a 17-year-old 11th grade honor student from Willis High School in jail after she missed school again. Judge Lanny Moriarty said last month Diane Tran was in his Justice of the Peace court for truancy and he warned her then to stop missing school. But she recently missed classes again so Wednesday he issued a summons and had her arrested in open court when she appeared. Tran said she works a full-time job, a part-time job and takes advanced placement and dual credit college level courses.

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