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RE-EVALUATING COMPETENCE TO STAND TRIAL. Collins, David Mar 22, 2019 16583
The Vulnerable Subject on Trial: Addressing Testimonial Injustice in the Rules of Evidence. Love, Helene Jan 1, 2019 8353
Unfitness to stand trial and the indefinite detention of persons with cognitive disabilities in Australia: human rights challenges and proposals for change. Gooding, Piers; Arstein-Kerslake, Anna; Andrews, Louis; McSherry, Bernadette Apr 1, 2017 21295
Competency of the mentally ill and intellectually disabled in the courts. Reisman, Haleigh Sep 22, 2015 19509
The spectrum of competency: determining a standard of competence for pro se representation. LeCluyse, Ellesha Jun 22, 2015 12409
Fifth Circuit holds capital defendant not entitled to all expert funding requested; was competent-to-be-executed; Edwards decision on state's right to deny self-representation not retroactive. Nov 1, 2013 1792
Navigating the restoration of capacity and civil commitment of a mentally incompetent accused. O'Dea, David M. Jun 1, 2013 9253
"Till the detail of surface is in accord with the root in justice": treason, insanity, and the trial of Ezra Pound. Hirsch, Milton Mar 22, 2013 19118
US Supreme Court denies review of Idaho's abolition of insanity defense; three justices dissent. Jan 1, 2013 543
Defendant detained in mental health facility for restoration to competency is prisoner under Prison Litigation Reform Act. Jan 1, 2013 351
How 'reasonable' has become unreasonable: a proposal for rewriting the lasting legacy of Jackson v. Indiana. Rosinia, Nicholas Mar 1, 2012 16389
California Supreme Court rules court has discretion whether to permit competent defendant to represent self. Feb 1, 2012 785
Maine finds right to competency in post-conviction proceedings. Feb 1, 2012 634
Washington Supreme Court holds no constitutional mandate to determine competency to represent self. Dec 1, 2011 530
First Circuit denies habeas relief that counsel was ineffective in failing to request competency evaluation. Dec 1, 2011 1805
California Supreme Court finds no denial of due process in requiring convicted defendant to prove incompetence to stand trial. Hickey, Jane D. Jul 1, 2011 497
Mental disorder and criminal law. Morse, Stephen J. Jun 22, 2011 38963
Capital punishment, psychiatrists and the potential "bottleneck" of competence. Appel, Jacob M. Mar 22, 2011 17702
Defenseless children: achieving competent representation for children in abuse and neglect proceedings through statutory reform in South Dakota. Wassenaar, Kasey L. Mar 22, 2011 20377
Representational competence: defining the limits of the right to self-representation at trial. Johnston, E. Lea Mar 1, 2011 34053
Criminal procedure - Supreme Judicial Court delineates method for application of forfeiture to indigent criminal defendant - Commonwealth v. Means. Ball, Caitlin E. Jun 22, 2010 5763
A mental health expert potentially violates a criminal defendant's constitutional rights by referring during testimony to the defendant's refusal to speak during an evaluation; ruling not disturbed by Supreme Court. Hafemeister, Thomas L. Jan 1, 2009 861
Juveniles' competency to stand trial: wading through the rhetoric and the evidence. Sanborn, Joseph B., Jr. Jan 1, 2009 32691
Conviction and sentence of "Beltway Sniper" upheld; testimony of defendant's mental health expert could be excluded when defendant refused to submit to an examination by the prosecution's expert; also, the defendant was competent to represent himself. Jan 1, 2009 1416
Involuntary commitment and forced psychiatric drugging in the trial courts: rights violations as a matter of course. Gottstein, James B. Jun 1, 2008 21931
The growing admissibility of expert testimony by clinical social workers on competence to stand trial. Siegel, David M. Report Apr 1, 2008 7087
Incompetent youth in California juvenile justice. Burrell, Sue; Kendrick, Corene; Blalock, Brian Mar 22, 2008 25764
Basis for finding an inmate incompetent to be executed expanded; gross delusions that obstruct an inmate's rational understanding of why the inmate is being executed are relevant; inmate entitled to a fair hearing and to submit own expert evidence on the competency question. Jul 1, 2007 1938
Fitness to stand trial in juvenile court: the worst of both worlds? Juveniles who may be unfit to stand trial because of mental disability or developmental unfitness arguably enjoy neither procedural protection nor increased care and treatment. Menninger, Karl; McMahon, Thomas R. Jun 1, 2007 4029
"Unspeakable justice": the Oswaldo Martinez case and the failure of the legal system to adequately provide for incompetent defendants. Mickelson, Jamie Apr 1, 2007 18284
Suicide attempt does not automatically establish grounds for ordering an evaluation of a defendant's competence to stand trial. Hafemeister, Thomas L. Jan 1, 2007 654
Criminal defendant found to lack rational understanding of the proceedings and determined to be incompetent to stand trial. Hafemeister, Thomas L. Jan 1, 2007 405
Solving the mystery of insanity law: zealous representation of mentally ill servicemembers. Ball, Jeremy A. Dec 1, 2005 39296
Forcible antipsychotic medication and the unfortunate side effects of Sell v. United States, 539 U.S. 166, 123 S.Ct. 2174 (2003). Breneman, Debra A. Jun 22, 2004 8829
Sell v. United States: is competency enough to forcibly medicate a criminal defendant? Hayes, John R. Mar 22, 2004 10478
United States v. Sell: involuntary administration of antipsychotic medication. Are you dangerous or not? Single, Gregg Jun 22, 2003 13026
Involuntary medication of criminals problematic for U.S. courts. (Psychiatric Testimony Plays Crucial Role). Boughton, Barbara Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 599
A healer or an executioner? The proper role of a psychiatrist in a criminal justice system. Dolin, Gregory Jun 22, 2002 24743
Trying to remain sane trying an insanity case: United States v. Captain Thomas S. Payne. Bovarnick, Jeff A.; Thompson, Jackie Jun 1, 2002 17845
Supreme Court rules on execution of the mentally retarded. Fitch, W. Lawrence Jul 1, 1989 1287
Does competency matter after Charters? Perlin, Michael L. Jan 1, 1989 4266
Four comments on United States v. Charters. Appelbaum, Paul S.; Bonnie, Richard J.; Fitch, W. Lawrence; Rubenstein, Leonard S. Jan 1, 1988 4271
Competency to confess; competency to die. Fitch, W. Lawrence Jul 1, 1986 2717
Supreme court considers voluntariness of confessions. Jul 1, 1985 1105
Ake v. Oklahoma: new directions for forensic evaluation. Fitch, W. Lawrence Jan 1, 1985 7593

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