DECISIONAL COMPETENCE

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A defendants ability to make the decisions faced by defendants in a criminal defense. See competency evaluation- competency to stand trial- dusky standard.

DECISIONAL COMPETENCE: "Decisional competence means a person can choose a plea bargain etc."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DECISIONAL COMPETENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/decisional-competence/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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