Want to know more about competency hearings? Attend our Continuing Legal Education program on Assessing Competency and Responsibility in Criminal Cases on February 12, 2015. Need something before then? Here are just a few of the resources in our collection that will help provide an overview when it comes to a defendant’s competency to stand trial in criminal cases.
Criminal Mental Health and Disability Law, Evidence and Testimony: A Comprehensive Reference Manual for Lawyers, Judges, and Criminal Justice Professionals. John Parry. ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, Criminal Justice Section, 2009.
4th floor Reading Room KF924 .P373 2009
Massachusetts Guide to Evidence. Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law. Flaschner Judicial Institute, 2014.
5th floor States KFM2940 .M372 2014
Mental Health Issues: Competency, Diminished Capacity & Criminal Responsibility. MCLE New England, 2014.
5th floor MCLE KFM2966.6.A75 M46 2014
Mental Health Law. Massachusetts Practice Series, Vol. 53. Rosemary B. Minehan, R. Marc Kantrowitz. Thomson/West, c2007.
4th floor Massachusetts KFM2480 .M3 [v.53] 2007
5th floor States KFM2480 .M3 [v.53] 2007
Psychological Evaluations for the Courts: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers. Gary B. Melton. Guilford Press, 2007.
4th floor Reading Room KF8922 .P77 2007