On the basis of the vignette you read, respond to the following:
- Define competency and indicate the standard used for juvenile and adult competency. Discuss how a CST evaluation is conducted, including any assessment instruments relevant in this particular vignette.
- On the basis of the information you have from the vignette, provide an opinion on the defendant’s competence.
- Discuss the assessment of criminal responsibility by addressing the following:
- Present the standards used for criminal responsibility in your jurisdiction. This information can be obtained through an Internet search regarding the state law.
- Discuss the assessment procedures for an examination of MSO and the possible outcomes of NGRI and GBMI.