TITLE

THROWING AWAY THE KEY: HAS THE ADAM WALSH ACT LOWERED THE THRESHOLD FOR SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR COMMITMENTS TOO FAR?

AUTHOR(S)
Lave, Tamara Rice
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p391
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the procedural protection issues of persons who are subjected under the U.S. Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of sexually violent predator laws. Information on several cases of seminal Supreme Court of the U.S. which includes Kansas v. Hendricks, Kansas v. Crane, and United States v. Comstock in which due process protections of accused sexually violent predators is presented. It informs that the Adam Walsh Act reduces the concerned protections.
ACCESSION #
76111556

 

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