Proceedings were brought against appellant under a Minnesota statute providing for commitment of psychopathic persons who showed habitual sexual misconduct. Appellant appealed to the state supreme court for a writ of prohibition, claiming denial of due process. Appellant's contentions were overruled and he appealed to the United States Supreme Court. Held, the statute did not deny due process. Minnesota ex rel. Pearson v. Probate Court, (U.S. 1940) 60 S. Ct. 523.
Michigan Law Review,
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - PSYCHOPATHIC PROCEEDING - DUE PROCESS AND JURY TRIAL,
Mich. L. Rev.
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