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Meanwhile, in a courtroom near you...


"KB" is a woman with the mental competency of a three to six year-old. Her step-father was accused of sexually abusing her. When the case came to trial, defence lawyers questioned KB's ability to be able to tell the truth. She was asked what truth means and what it means to make a promise. Her answers were found by the trial judge to be inadequate. She was disqualified from testifying.

Should the court be able to challenge a mentally disabled person's ability to understand the concept of taking an oath? Keep in mind that it's prohibited to challenge a child's ability to tell the truth. So let us know what you think.

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