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Competency/ Insanity

Competency

Defendant is presumed competent. Explains procedure for competency evaluation, determination, and restoration. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 54-56d  

Insanity

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Special Rules

There is a pre-trial diversionary program for people with “psychiatric disabilities” which is defined as “a mental or emotional condition, other than solely substance abuse, that (A) has substantial adverse effects on the defendant’s ability to function, and (B)  requires care and treatment.”  Conn. Gen. Stat. § 54-56l

Sentencing

Death Penalty 

No death penalty 

Post-Conviction 

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