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Level of Scrutiny for Determination of SVPA Equal Protection Violation

Case Name: People v. Cannon (2002) 85 Cal.App.5th  786, review granted 2/15/2023
Case #: S277995/A163083
Last Updated: February 15, 2023

What level of scrutiny applies in determining whether the Sexually Violent Predator Act (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 6600 et seq.) violates equal protection because it does not require an advisement or personal waiver of a jury trial as afforded in other civil commitment statutes?

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