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People v. Riffey, C055649

Judgment committing defendant to the State Department of Mental Health for an indeterminate term as a sexually violent predator (SPV) is affirmed where: 1) amended provisions of the Sexual Violent Predator Act was not applied to defendant retroactively; and 2) defendant's constitutional challenges were without merit.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/28/2008
  • Published 05/28/2008


  • ROBIE, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Susan K. Keiser, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Julie A. Hokans, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Catherine Chatman, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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