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Civil Commitment: State of New York v. High

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Civil Commitment Burden of Proof State of New York v. High CA 09-01153 Background: A man was adjudicated a dangerous sex offender requiring civil commitment under the Mental Hygiene Law and committed to a secure treatment facility. He appealed the jury’s determination and the use of the “Static-99" tool in evidence. Ruling: The order is affirmed. The ...