Toomer Oaks http://apr.org en Attorney Says 'Bama' Fan Competent To Stand Trial http://apr.org/post/attorney-says-bama-fan-competent-stand-trial <P>Attorneys for Harvey Updyke say the University of Alabama fan is mentally competent to stand trial on charges of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees.</P> <P>But the lawyers said Thursday that Updyke still plans to use an insanity defense to fight the charges.</P> <P>Attorney Margaret Brown told a judge in Opelika that Updyke's mental condition at the time of the offense is an entirely different question than his competency now, about two years after the incident.</P> <P>A judge delayed a planned competency hearing for Updyke. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:26:00 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 22246 at http://apr.org Attorney Says 'Bama' Fan Competent To Stand Trial