Competence of Defendant

Unless otherwise indicated, all indented material is copied directly from the court’s opinion.

Decisions of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Decisions of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

State v. McDaniel, No. E2021-00565-CCA-R3-CD, p. 17 (Tenn. Ct. Crim. App. Nov. 30, 2022). 

A trial court’s determination regarding a defendant’s competence to stand trial is conclusive on appeal unless the evidence preponderates to the contrary. Id. at 306.


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