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Kansas v. Cheever

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Case Term OT 2013
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented Whether, when a criminal defendant affirmatively introduces expert testimony that he lacked the requisite mental state to commit capital murder ... due to the alleged temporary and long-term effects of the defendant’s methamphetamine use, the state violates the defendant’s Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination by rebutting the defendant’s mental state defense with evidence from a court-ordered mental evaluation of the defendant.
Lower Court's Decision Yes
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Outcome - Reverse

This case was decided on 10 December, 2013.

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