Mental Health Cases Originating In The Criminal Justice System


Types Of Cases Originating In The Criminal Justice System

  • Doubt as to mental competence (PC 1368/1370.1/1372)

  • Mentally disordered sex offender extension/monitoring/revocation (WIC 6316/6316.2)

  • Not guility by reason of insanity/extension/monitoring/revocation (PC 1026/1026.2/1026.5(b))

  • Youth authority extension of a dangerous person (WIC 1800)

  • Commitment to a mental hospital as a condition of parole (PC 2970)

  • Committed a crime alleged due to addiction or in danger of becoming addicted to narcotics (WIC 3050/3051)