Ninth Circuit Decides Competency Question in Criminal Case Involving Tohono O’odham Nation Juvenile

Here is the opinion in United States v. LKAV.

From the court’s syllabus:

Reversing an order committing a juvenile for a study of his competency to stand trial, the panel held that the district court erred by committing the juvenile under 18 U.S.C. § 4241(d), rather than proceeding pursuant to Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act.

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