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SVP Should Be Supervised in Virginia (access required)

A Virginia circuit court did not have authority under the Sexually Violent Predators Act to conditionally release appellee, an SVP, to a court-supervised agency in the District of Columbia; the Virginia Supreme Court says no provision of the SVPA authorizes the conditional release of an SVP outside the commonwealth, and the circuit erred in conditionally ...