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Kansas v. Crane

Docket No.: 00-957
Certiorari Granted: Apr 2 2001
Argued: October 30, 2001
Decided: January 22, 2002

Topics:

Due Process, Due Process, Miscellaneous, ADA, Due Process, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, disparate impact, patent, probable cause, racial discrimination

PartyNames: Kansas v. Michael T. Crane
Petitioner: Kansas
Respondent: Michael T. Crane

Court Below: Supreme Court of Kansas
Supreme Court Docket

Kansas
v.
Michael T. Crane
534 U.S. 407 (2002)
Question:

Did the Kansas Supreme Court interpret Kansas v. Hendricks in an overly restrictive manner by ruling that it requires a finding that a sexual offender, who has only an emotional or personality disorder, rather than a volitional impairment, has an inability to control dangerous behavior?

Kansas v. Crane
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 30, 2001

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Kansas, 2 vote(s) against
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