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Fourth Department – Competency: People v. Newsome

New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department Competency History of mental health issues People v. Newsome KA 17-01377 Appealed from Ontario County Court Background: The defendant appealed from his conviction of criminal sale of a controlled substance. He argues that it was in error for the court to order a competency hearing. Ruling: The Appellate Division affirmed. The court ...