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Fourth Circuit: Catch-All Statute of Limitations Does Not Apply to Civil Commitment of “Sexually Dangerous Persons”

US v. Edgar Searcy (No. 16-6833) The appellant was convicted in 2003 for using interstate commerce to engage in sexual activity with a minor. He received a sentence of 180 months imprisonment. While he was incarcerated, Congress passed the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act (18 U.S.C. § 4248). Among other things, this law provides

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