Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases from Professor Shaun Martin at the University of San Diego School of Law.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Moore v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Aug. 19, 2010)
So what if you're mentally incompetent to stand trial, and are so delusional that you can't even understand the nature of the proceedings against you? We still get to conduct proceedings against you in an attempt to find you to be a sexually violent predator and thereby commit you. You'll just have to figure out what happened after it's all over.