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Name: People v. Anderson
Case #: S020378
Court: CA Supreme Court
District CalSup
Opinion Date: 05/14/2001
Subsequent History: Rehg. den. 6/20/01

A witness was not incompetent to testify about a murder at which she claimed to be present even though she had delusions concerning that event. Specifically, she believed her nonexistent child was present at the murder. The witness’ description contained many specific details of the crime and which were corroborated independently. It was up to the jury to decide if the witness’ perceptions and memories were true.