U.S. v. Lincoln.

Position:Patient-psychotherapist privilege claim - Brief Article
 
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U.S. District Court

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U.S. v. Lincoln, 255 F.Supp.2d 1169 (D.Or. 2003). A defendant was indicted for knowingly and willingly threatening to take the life of the president. The district court held that a prison inmate's entries in a workbook that were prepared as part of an anger management workshop were admissible in the criminal action, despite the claim of patient-psychotherapist privilege. The court noted that there was an exception...

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