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When may a court order a criminal defendant drugged to be competent to stand trial?

Nov 03, 2009 When may a court order a criminal defendant drugged to be competent to stand trial?

Bill of Rights. (From the public domain.)

When may a court order a criminal defendant drugged to be competent to stand trial?

In the Fourth Circuit, the prosecution must justify such an order by clear and convincing evidence. U.S. v. Barbara Michelle Bush, ___ F.3d ___ (Oct. 29, 2009). Jon Katz

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