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Justices to consider use of mental exam to rebut incapacity defense

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the state violated the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination by using a defendant’s court-ordered mental evaluation to rebut his claim that his methamphetamine use prevented him from having the requisite mental state to ...

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FIFTH AMENDMENT

Does the state violate the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination by using a defendant’s court-ordered mental evaluation to rebut his claim that his methamphetamine use prevented him from having the requisite mental state to commit capital murder? See “Justices to ...

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