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Civil confinement decision goes against state: Third decision on topic forming consensus

A state Supreme Court justice in Cayuga County has refused to let government lawyers use a controversial mental illness diagnosis in their attempt to confine a convicted rapist now that his prison sentence has been completed. The ruling by Justice ...

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CNY judge critical of civil confinement

A New York man imprisoned for almost 30 years and then held in civil confinement for another eight is being released with strict and intensive supervision. Supreme Court Justice James C. Tormey III, hearing an Oneida County case in Onondaga ...

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