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Criminal Law — Competency Of Defendant Charged With First-degree Murder, Attempted First-degree Murder, And Additional Serious Felony Offenses — Intellectual Disability

Mar 01st, 2019 in News by admin

Criminal law — Competency of defendant charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, and additional serious felony offenses — Intellectual disability — Discussion of malingering in case involving person with severe, longstanding cognitive deficits — Clear and convincing evidence demonstrated defendant’s incompetence to proceed, despite agency’s efforts to establish competence in two inpatient commitments