Mary Alice Conroy

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Mary Alice Conroy, PhD, ABPP, is Director of Training in the Forensic Doctoral Program at Sam Houston State University, as well as the past president of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and the most cited mental health practitioner in the past 40 years by the United States Supreme Court—either by name or in citing her work—as she was for many years the chief examiner in competency/sanity matters in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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Reading Competency Reports: What Should Lawyers Expect of Competency Examiners?
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014


Both courts and counsel are the statutory recipients of competency reports conducted by court-appointed examiners.1 Oft times the reports appear to be written in Sanskrit and are unintelli