PA: Medina -Procedural error in failure to conduct competency tests of 11/ 12 years old fact witnesses warrants new trial. Judge to determine competency/ Trier of fact to determine credibility.

PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs Jose Medina, Case ID CP-51-CR-1210801-1991 (8/2/2011) (murder charges). Procedural error in failure to conduct competency tests of 11/ 12 years old fact witnesses warrants new trial. Judge to determine competency/ Trier of fact to determine credibility. For full case opinion see: courts.phila.gov/pdf/opinions or http://www.courts.phila.gov/pdf/opinions/crimtrial/CP51CR12108011991.pdf.

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