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Criminal Practice – Defendant’s Competency – Sua Sponte Hearing Required (access required)

State v. Whitted. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-07-0156, 21 pp.) (Linda Stephens, J.) Appealed from Cumberland County Superior Court. (James F. Ammons Jr., J.) N.C. App. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Given defendant's past history of paranoid schizophrenia and her bizarre behavior in the courtroom, the trial judge should have initiated a ...

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