Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In defendant's action for habeas relief claiming that his civil commitment as a sexually violent person (SVP) deprives him of his right to due process of law, denial of the writ but issuance of certificate of appealability is affirmed as the diagnoses of two mental health professionals which were constitutionally adequate under existing Supreme Court precedent, and the evidence upon which the diagnoses were based, afforded the Wisconsin committing court an adequate basis, under the Due Process Clause, to order defendant's commitment.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Decided January 27, 2010
Opinion by Circuit Judge Ripple