Interest of B.V.
In the Interest of B.V.
Cynthia M. Feland, Petitioner and Appellee
B.V., Respondent and Appellant
South Central Judicial District,
Judge Bruce B. Haskell
|Nature of Action:||Civil Commit of Sexual Predator|
|Term:||01/2006  Argument: 01/10/2006 10:00am|
|ND cite:||2006 ND 22|
708 N.W.2d 877
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Appellant's Statement of the Issues:|
1.Did the trial court err when it determined that there was clear and convincing evidence that B.V. was a sexually dangerous individual likely to engage in further acts of sexually predatory conduct?
2. Did the trial court err when it ruled that factors surrounding B.V.'s termination from a sexual offender treatment program at the North Dakota State Penitentiary was not relevant at the civil commitment hearing?
3. Did the trial court err in not conducting the commitment hearing within the statutory sixty (60) days period?
4. Did the trial court err by refusing to allow B.V. to represent himself at the Commitment Hearing?
Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
1.The District Court's determination that there was clear and convincing evidence that B.V. was a sexually dangerous individual likely to engage in further acts of sexually predatory conduct was appropriate.
2.Evidence of sexual offender treatment program options is not relevant to a determination as to whether a person is a sexually dangerous individual likely to engage in further acts of sexually predatory conduct.
3.A respondent is not entitled to multiple modifications of a court appointed independent examiner.
4.Respondent was not entitled to appointment of new counsel.
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|1||09/01/2005||NOTICE OF APPEAL: 08/26/2005|
|3||09/01/2005||ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 08/26/2005|
|4||09/27/2005||RECORD ON APPEAL - includes tra dtd 11-1-04 & exhibits|
|5||09/30/2005||TRANSCRIPT DATED August 22, 2005|
|6||09/30/2005||DISK - TRA (8-22-05)|
|9||11/09/2005||DISK of atb (electronically transmitted)|
|12||12/08/2005||DISK - aeb (e-mailed)|
|13||01/10/2006||APPEARANCES: Kent M. Morrow; Cynthia M. Feland|
|14||01/10/2006||ARGUED: Morrow; Feland|
|15||01/10/2006||ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST|
|17||01/31/2006||UNANIMOUS OPINION: VandeWalle, Gerald W.|
|18||02/02/2006||Judgment Mailed to Parties|
|20||03/01/2006||RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE|
|21||01/08/2016||EXPUNGED - Nonpermanent record items destroyed|