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Defendant shot co-worker, went to Abu Dhabi, was brought back. After 4 competency hearings, found CST. Several experts said she was probably Insane. Defendant refused the NGRI defense. She said murder was part of a 'plot.' She was found NGRI.
Ct said Defendant
may feel hospital is worse than prison, stigma and legal consequences are different for
crime/insanity, and that crimes may be a protest which NGRI negates (as in USSR,
"crazy if oppose State," could have said ML King was Insane, negate his protest
--Competent defendant can chose to NOT have NGRI.