4th Circuit Court of Appeals holding that district court lacked the authority to dismiss a commitment proceeding against someone who was not competent to stand trial, and that furthermore such a commitment proceeding would not offend Due Process protections.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals holding that failing to register as a sex offender does not constitute a "crime involving moral turpitude" for immigration and removal purposes.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of civil rights complaint challenging's Doe's reclassification as a sexually violent offender on standing, ripeness, and Procedural Due Process grounds.
4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision holding that, despite underlying federal conviction being vacated, federal civil commitment order was still valid.
After remand from Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit addresses Due Process challenge to civil commitment evidentiary standard, holding that it is not unconstitutional in light of prior decisions distinguishing civil and criminal proceedings.
4th Circuit affirmation of district court finding that North Carolina presence restrictions were unconstitutional on First and Fourteenth Amendment grounds.