Opinions – 2/27/14: Maryland Court of Appeals

Criminal Procedure Competency evaluation  BOTTOM LINE: Defense counsel’s passing request to have defendant “evaluated” was not sufficient to trigger the trial judge’s duty to make a determination of competency. CASE: Kennedy v. State, No. 51, Sept. Term, 2013 (filed Feb. 21, 2014) (Judges Barbera, GREENE, Adkins, McDonald & Watts) (Judges Harrell & Battaglia dissenting). RecordFax No. 14-0221-20, 22 ...

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