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US v. Cruz, 13-4378

The Government, pursuant to the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Sell, 539 U.S. 166 (2003), can, as here, have a sufficiently important interest in forcibly medicating a defendant to restore his mental competency and render him fit to proceed with sentencing.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/10/2014
  • Published 07/10/2014

Judges

  • COWEN

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

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