L.W. v. Department of Social and Health Services
99 WASH.APP. 1024, 2000.WA.0042239
Washington Court of Appeals
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L.W. appeals his detention for involuntary treatment under RCW 71.05. Although the 180-day treatment period has expired, he challenges the courts admission of evidence during his civil commitment trial pursuant to the excited utterance exception to the hearsay rule. See ER 803(a)(2). L.W. argues that without the erroneous admission, the State did not present sufficient evidence to support the courts finding that he committed the crime of communication with a minor for immoral purposes. We hold that these evidentiary issues are moot, and dismiss this appeal.