• New York State Court of Appeals
  • No. 182
  • Opinion by Judge Rivera. Judges Graffeo, Read, Pigott and 
Abdus-Salaam concur. Judge Smith concurs in result in 
an opinion in which Chief Judge Lippman concurs.
  • For Plaintiff: Matthew W. Grieco, for respondent.
  • For Defendant: Deborah P. Mantell, for appellant.
Hearsay Evidence May Be Admitted in Sex Offender Civil Confinement Proceedings, but Instant Case Did Not Meet Standard for Use