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Criminal Law: Commitment-Mental Health Care-Denial of Second Psychological Evaluation

Defendant appealed the district court’s order committing him to the custody of the Attorney General for continued hospitalization for care and treatment. Where defendant’s psychological evaluations indicated the need to continue defendant’s commitment for treatment, the district court did not ...

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Probate: Sexually Violent Predator-Commitment-Guardianship Hearing

Where a man, who challenged his commitment as a sexually violent predator, argued that he was unconstitutionally committed because he was committed arbitrarily when a guardianship proceeding was pending, the man did not cite any authority to support the claim ...

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Probate: Sexually Violent Predator – Cross Examination – Burden Of Proof

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Richard Croxton v. State (MLW No.59537/Case No. ED90808 – 11 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Ahrens, J.) Where a man found to be a sexually violent predator “opened the ...

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