Attorneys representing individuals detained under a federal law as sexually dangerous persons discuss the case in which the Fourth Circuit invalidated as unconstitutional the relevant federal statute. Professor H. Jefferson Powell provides counterarguments and commentary.
Recorded on February 24, 2009.
Full title: The Constitutionality of Federal Detention of Sexually Dangerous Persons: A Fourth Circuit Case.
Appearing: H. Jefferson Powell, Jane Pearce and two unidentified panelists.