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Sexually violent predator determination reversed (access required)

Where the circuit court determined that appellant was a sexually violent predator based on testimony from an expert the commonwealth appointed, this was error because the relevant statute requires that experts be appointed by either the Commitment Review Committee or by the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Overview In 2016, after appellant Baughman served a ...