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Criminal – Competency – Forcible Medication – Nonviolent Crime (access required)

The 4th Circuit reverses a trial court order that allowed forcible medication of a defendant, charged with conspiracy and credit-card fraud, who suffers from delusional disorder and has been determined to be incompetent to stand trial. Kimberly White, who suffers from Delusional Disorder, Grandiose Type, was indicted on six counts of conspiracy, credit card fraud ...