The members of the legal team representing presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. say they are owed "significant legal bills in arrears" and are asking a judge's permission to bow out of Hinckley's case.
A Virginia mental health facility has dropped out of a plan to allow presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. to participate in social group sessions, according to a government court motion issued Friday.
A forensic psychologist endorsed a proposal to allow presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. more freedom away from his mental hospital, giving his opinion that Hinckley "would not pose a significant risk."
A plan to allow presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. to spend more time away from his government mental hospital and eventually to become a permanent outpatient "lacks specificity," a psychiatrist who has closely followed Hinckley's case for over a decade said Tuesday.
Hearings to determine whether John Hinckley, Jr., should be granted more visits to his mother's home enter their 10th day Tuesday, a day after a psychiatrist questioned risky romantic relationships in which the presidential assailant had engaged.
Hearings will continue Monday to determine whether former presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. should be allowed increased periods of visitation to his mother's home in Virginia and possible eventual release as a permanent outpatient.
A psychiatrist who treated John Hinckley Jr. in the 1980s and who interviewed him in recent months described the presidential assailant Tuesday as having "a sense of entitlement" and being "absorbed with himself."
A Secret Service agent who secretly was watching presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. in a Williamsburg, Virginia bookstore said he got "goose bumps" when he realized Hinckley briefly had looked at a shelf of history books that included some dealing with presidential assassination.
The question of whether presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. has progressed enough in his mental health treatment to live as an outpatient with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, will go unanswered until at least early next year.
A federal judge raised "serious questions" Thursday over giving doctors ultimate authority determining whether presidential assailant John Hinckley can live essentially as an outpatient, saying he wants to decide the matter himself.
Testimony on day three of proceedings about the future of presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. turned to whether Williamsburg, Virginia, is the right place for him to eventually live as an outpatient.
John Hinckley Jr.'s relationships with women and his difficulties becoming part of a community away from a government mental hospital were spotlighted Thursday during a hearing to discuss whether the man who tried to kill President Ronald Reagan will eventually be allowed to live as an outpatient.
The government mental hospital where John Hinckley Jr. has spent most of the last 30 years since he shot and tried to kill President Ronald Reagan is asking a federal court to allow Hinckley's eventual release to live with or near his aging mother in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The man who tried to kill President Ronald Reagan is now allowed to visit his mother more, to get a driver's license and spend more time away from the mental hospital where he lives, a federal judge ruled.
Presidential assailant John Hinckley is asking a federal judge to allow him to continue visits to his parents' home without supervision. Hinckley was committed to a mental hospital after being found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.