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Competence
also called Competent to stand trial and has one more synonym

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  1. concerns the mental capacity of an individual to participate in legal proceedings

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. a term from American law

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  3. In United States law, this protection has been ruled by the United States Supreme Court to be guaranteed under the due process clause

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  4. Defendants that do not possess sufficient "competence" are usually excluded from criminal prosecution, while witnesses found not to possess requisite competence cannot testify

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  5. The English equivalent is fitness to plead

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