ATLANTA — A federal appeals court considered on Wednesday whether a paranoid schizophrenic should be forcibly medicated so that he can stand trial on bank robbery charges in a case that could help shape how far the government can go to make sure the mentally ill are competent to stand trial.
Federal appeals court weighs forced meds for schizophrenic suspect
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