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

  In light of defendant’s extensive history of mental illness, including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and mild neurocognitive disorder, his seven prior forensic evaluations with divergent findings on his competency, the five-month gap between his competency hearing and his trial, the concerns expressed by physicians and other trial judges about the potential for defendant to ...

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