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Probate: SVP- Civil Commitment- Effectiveness Of Counsel

Where an appellant who challenged his civil commitment as a sexually violent predator argued that he was entitled to but deprived of the effective assistance of counsel, sexually violent predators have a fundamental liberty interest at stake, and the court holds that they have a due process right to effective assistance, and the judgment is ...