Tag Archives: Competency

Competency and Federal Criminal Appeals

A three-judge appeal court recently upheld the dismissal of charges that a man faced after threatening an FBI agent who declared the man mentally incompetent to stand trial. The man was later released from federal custody after spending 22 months … Continue reading

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Grey on Neuroscience & Competency Assessments

Betsy Grey (Arizona State University (ASU) – Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law) has posted Aging in the 21st Century: Using Neuroscience to Assess Competency in Guardianships (4 Wis. L. Rev. (2018)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Whether to remove a … Continue reading

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