TRIALS: Battle over Patty's Mind

Turning to the jury one day last week, Judge Oliver J. Carter summed up the essence of Patty Hearst's trial: whether or not the celebrated defendant was telling the truth. "You and you alone," he told the jurors, "have to make this ultimate decision and no psychiatrist, no lawyer or anybody else should invade that province."

From the first, of course, the opposing lawyers have been invading the jury's "province." Last week, as the trial entered a crucial new phase, it was the turn of the psychiatrists to tell the jury what to think....

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