Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'competency'

Ninth Circuit issues a great decision on competency

In Maxwell v. Roe, the Ninth Circuit finds that a grant of habeas relief was mandated based upon the trial court's failure to conduct a competency hearing of the defendant at the time of trial....

Nevada Supreme Court oral arguments: October 14

Treasure Island Corp. v. Duhon (Kelli)             Las Vegas - 10:00 a.m. - Justices Parraguirre, Douglas, and Pickering ISSUES: Should the district court have granted Treasure Island's motion for a directed verdict?  Was it proper for the district court to...

Nevada Supreme Court issues 3 opinions

Sims v. Eighth Judicial District Court (Glass) - defense counsel may introduce independent competency evaluations during a competency hearing. Scarbo v. Eighth Judicial District Court (Glass) - a defendant is entitled to full and complete copies of a court-appointed examiners'...

Nevada Supreme Court issues an opinion

Yea!! Olivares v. State - Olivares was convicted of first-degree murder with use of a deadly weapon.  His counsel raised questions about his competency prior to trial, but the district court (Judge Bonaventure) refused to hold a hearing.  The Court,...

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