Duquesne Law Review
Constitutional Law - Due Process and Equal Protection - Commitment of Incompetent Defendant
The Supreme Court of the United States has held that Indiana's commitment of an incompetent defendant solely on the basis of his incapacity to stand trial violated the defendant's rights of equal protection and due process.
Jackson v. Indiana, 406 U.S. 715 (1972).
Paul M. Puskar,
Constitutional Law - Due Process and Equal Protection - Commitment of Incompetent Defendant,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol11/iss4/14