United States Fourth Circuit

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US v. Searcy, 166833

Affirming a district court judgment that the government's certification of civil commitment a decade after a man's incarceration for using interstate commerce to engage in sexual activity with a minor and more than eight years after the passage of the Adam Walsh Act, holding that the decision was not subject to the four year catchall statute of limitations on civil actions because this limitation does not apply to civil commitment proceedings.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/01/18


  • DIAZ


  • United States Fourth Circuit


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