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May 19, 2010

A necessary and proper dissent in Comstock

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Earlier this week, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in United States v. Comstock, upholding a law that authorizes the federal government to civilly commit sexually dangerous persons beyond the date it lawfully could hold them on a criminal conviction.  The basis of the Court's decision: The Necessary and Prope ...