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Criminal Law: Sexually Violent Predator-Civil Commitment-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant appealed his civil commitment to the Department of Mental Health as a sexually violent predator. Defendant argued that he received ineffective assistance of counsel because his attorney failed to file an answer and object to the state’s “end-of-confinement report” ...

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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 – Civil Commitment – Constitutionality

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Jay Nelson v. State (MLW No. 70710/Case No. SC95975 – 11 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Wilson, J.; Breckenridge, C.J., Fischer, Stith, Draper and Russell, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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Probate : Sexually Violent Predator – Civil Commitment – Constitutionality

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Carl Kirk v. State (MLW No. 70711/Case No. SC95752 – 31 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Wilson, J.; Breckenridge, C.J., Fischer, Stith, Draper and Russell, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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