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Fourth Department – Competency: People v. Powell

New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department Competency Examination and hearing People v. Powell KA 17-00132 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant appealed from his conviction of two counts of assault. He argues that the court erred by failing to order a competency examination or holding a competency hearing. Ruling: The Appellate Division affirmed. The court noted ...