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00-3345 U.S. v. Chiappetta

"Chiappetta must do more than allege that she was emotionally upset during trial to come within the rule of Drope or Pate. 'Not every manifestation of mental illness demonstrates incompetence to stand trial; rather the evidence must indicate a present inability to assist counsel or understand the charges.' Eddmonds, 93 F.3d at 1314 (internal quotation ...

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