When is Testimony Regarding Psychological Evaluation by Court-Appointed Psychologist Admissible?
State of Ohio v. Joseph Harris, Case no. 2013-0414
First District Court of Appeals (Hamilton County)
ISSUE: Is a psychologist's trial testimony about a defendant's allegedly feigned mental illness admissible during the state's case-in-chief (the part of a trial where the party with the burden of proof presents its evidence) to show the defendant's intent to mislead and defraud authorities to escape prosecution?