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Constitutional – Due Process – First Impression – Civil Commitment – Sexually Dangerous Individuals – Brady (access required)

U.S. v. Edwards. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-02-0391, 22 pp.) (Terrence W. Boyle, J.) E.D.N.C. Holding: Even though the government has a strong interest in protecting its citizens from sexually dangerous individuals, if they are to be civilly committed, those individuals are still entitled to due process, including the protection of the Brady doctrine. Background Respondent served time for ...

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