Dusky v united states 362 us 402 1960 was a landmark united states supreme court case in which the court affirmed a defendants right to have a competency evaluation before proceeding to trial the court outlined the basic standards for determining competency. At these sites forensic psychologists conduct evaluations similar to those in a private forensic practice but they also provide therapeutic services tailored to the legal proceeding dematteo says this could be for example helping treat a psychotic defendant who is not competent to stand trial with antipsychotic medications and then providing competence restoration an educational . For example in evaluations of competence to stand trial most states require a diagnostic assessment 36 nevertheless the evaluator must concentrate on the evaluees contemporaneous level of functioning rather than rely on a specific diagnosis that is insufficient to reach a conclusion regarding the legal standard of competence once the diagnosis is made it is important to consider the
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