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Three-Jurisdiction Pile-Up: Overturned Conviction During Civil Commitment Proceedings for Inmate Voluntarily in Corrections Custody  

Author:  Roslyn Myers, Ph.D., J.D..

Source: Volume 21, Number 03, April/May 2020 , pp.44-46(3)

Sex Offender Law Report

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This article examines the complicated legal reasoning behind a California Court of Appeals decision that addressed the question: What happens when, subsequent to a duly filed SVP petition, the conviction for which the offender was originally imprisoned is overturned?

Keywords: Civil Commitment Proceedings; SVP Petitions for Offenders in Custody

Affiliations:  1: John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

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