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99-3354 State of Wisconsin ex rel. Ruven George Seibert v. Macht, Dir. Wisconsin Resource Center

"Although a sexually violent person, committed under Chapter 980, is not a criminal defendant, he or she has the same constitutional rights as a criminal defendant. See Wis. Stat. § 980.05. It therefore follows that an individual committed under Chapter 980 has a constitutional right of counsel in bringing his or her first appeal as ...

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