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No Civil Commitment for Sex Offender (access required)

The 4th Circuit says a district court did not clearly err in finding a serial sexual abuser of minors was ineligible for civil commitment because the government did not prove he suffered from a serious mental illness; the appellate panel does not reach the question of whether the re-incarcerated offender could control his dangerous impulses. To ...

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