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Kansas v. Cheever: A Defendant's Fifth Amendment Rights and Opening the Door Through the Use of Psychiatric Testimony (PDF)

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In this commentary, Jay Shapiro, Co-chair, White Collar Defense, Investigations and Corporate Compliance Group, White & Williams LLP, analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Kansas v. Cheever, in which the Court held that admitting criminal defendant's statements during a court-ordered psychiatric examination to rebut a defense of diminished mental capacity does not violate the 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.

 

Jay Shapiro is a partner in the New York office of White and Williams LLP. Jay has more than 30 years' experience concentrating his practice in litigation matters. He began his legal career as a prosecutor in the Bronx County District Attorney's Office (1980-1988) and later joined the King's County District Attorney's Office (1990-2002) where he became the Deputy District Attorney in charge of the Rackets Division before going into private practice. Mr. Shapiro has tried more than thirty-five cases in state and federal court. In private practice, he has handled litigation involving insurance fraud, white collar crime, and Lanham Act (trademark) violations.

 

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