Law School Open Memo
12 pages (3000 words)
, Case Study
2113 (a) when he handed a note to the bank teller demanding money and had a water gun visible inside his trench coat that the teller recognized as a fake weapon
1. Yes, because although courts for the most part, honor the patient - psychologist rule of privilege, here, because the defendant specifically detailed the bank that he planned to rob, the psychologist failed to warn the bank, and the bank specifically robbed by the defendant was the bank discussed in treatment, the court will rule that the privilege must be overcome.