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Criminal Practice – Catch-all limitations period inapplicable to civil commitment (access required)

United States v. Searcy (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-017-18, 25 pp.) (Diaz, J.) No. 16-6833, Jan. 18, 2018; EDNC at Raleigh (Flanagan, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The court of appeals held that the federal four-year “catch-all” statute of limitations for civil actions does not apply to civil-commitment proceedings under the Adam Walsh Act. In 2015, while Plaintiff Edgar Searcy was in ...

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