Nina Totenberg Previews The Arguments In A Sex Crimes Case

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which the Supreme Court hears today. At issue is a Kansas law, similar to those in five other states, that allows authorities to commit a convicted sex offender to a mental institution indefinitely and involuntarily, even after that person has served a full sentence.

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