KANSAS V HENDRICKS

The court ruled that laws permitting confinement of sex offenders in mental hospitals after they serve their criminal sentences are not unconstitutional if the offender remains a threat

KANSAS V HENDRICKS: "Kansas v Hendricks was a case resulting in a controversial 1997 U.S. Supreme Court Decision."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KANSAS V HENDRICKS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kansas-v-hendricks/ (accessed August 15, 2018).
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