Kansas v. Hendricks

A US Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of civil commitment of sexual predators for treatment until they are safe to be released into society, and set forth procedures for the indefinite commitment of sex offenders that a state deems dangerous due to a mental disorder
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The Supreme Court dealt with the issue of treatment in even greater depth in Kansas v.
Current legal definitions of what constitutes a sexually violent predator can be viewed in light of three recent Supreme Court decisions: (1) in Kansas v.
In 1997, the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Act in Kansas v.
In the absence of viable alternatives, the group approached Michigan lawmakers, asking for new legislation consistent with the recently issued Kansas v.
2) In 1997, the Supreme Court upheld the Kansas civil confinement statute in Kansas v.
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