Orensic Psychology Case Study: Competency to Stand Trial
Read the attached case study (Re: Competency to Stand Trial) and answer the following questions:
1) What issues in the case are applicable to the issue of competency to stand trial?
2) Discuss his previous history and diagnosis as it relates to competency as well as his current mental status and understanding of the legal situation.
3) Would you find him competent to stand trial? Why?
4) What are the implications of this finding?