May 29, 2014
April 1991 - Did I Really Hear That?
Tom Whitlock of Denton contributes this trial excerpt from "a mental health probable cause hearing in which he represented the proposed patient." Tom is cross-examining the mother of his client:
Q.Has she ever [acted suicidal] or threatened to hurt anyone else?
Q. I believe you testified that she had some kind of psychosis. What kind?
A. Post-mortem psychosis.
Q. Post-mortem psychosis.
Tom adds: "I know that dying always makes me psychotic!"