The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to Minnesota's sex offender civil commitment system, which allows people deemed sexually dangerous to be committed to a treatment facility for an indefinite period of time.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has stayed further proceedings in a class-action lawsuit over Minnesota's sex offender treatment program while lawyers for the offenders ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court finding that the program is constitutional.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers for sex offenders confined indefinitely to Minnesota's secure treatment program have asked a judge to stay all further proceedings while they ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court finding that the program is constitutional.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers for over 700 people committed indefinitely to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program are asking the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling that the program is constitutional.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The first person is set to be released from Minnesota's sex offender program without conditions after the state's Human Services commissioner reversed her position on his discharge.
St. Paul, MN (Learfield Wire Services) - Republican lawmakers are joining Governor Mark Dayton in challenging a federal judge’s ruling that the state’s Sex Offender Treatment Program is unconstitutional.